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- n. An inflammatory disorder of entheses (bone attachments).
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Spine inflammation and tenderness of tendons and ligaments ( "enthesitis") is a feature of psoriatic arthritis as well as several other types of arthritis in children.
Erosions on the antero-lateral margins of the vertebrae with sclerosis associated with enthesitis are known as Romanus sign or Shiny corner sign.
Moreover, at five years, 78. 4% of AS patients had no arthritis and 84. 9% had no enthesitis
Arthritis & Rheumatism, scientists led by Michael Barnes, Ph. D., of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center used a large data set to compare a number of children newly diagnosed with one of four major subtypes of JIA - persistent oligoarthritis (affecting four or fewer joints), polyarthritis (affecting five or more joints), systemic arthritis (with fever and rash and inflammation throughout the body) and enthesitis-related arthritis
* Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA) is one of the five major types of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) (along with oligoarticular JIA, polyarticular JIA, enthesitis related arthritis and psoriatic arthritis). sJIA is characterised by arthritis, fever and a salmon-pink rash.