Journal of Immunology Research / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Serum Angiogenesis Markers and Their Correlation with Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Table 1

Characteristics of the examined group.

JIA children (%)/Me (range)

Total number43
Sex
 Girls31 (72.1%)
 Boys12 (27.9%)
Age9 (1.5–17) years
Time of JIA duration7 (0.5–120) months
Type of onset
 Oligoarthritis30 (69.8%)
 Polyarthritis13 (30.2%)
Disease activity
 Low27 (62.8%)
 Moderate 10 (23.25%)
 High6 (13.95%)
WBC 7.7 (3.0–19.0) G/L
PLT 355.0 (156.0–613.0) G/L
ESR 21 (2–130) after 1 h
CRP2.58 (0.05–148.6)
ANA > 1 : 16019 (44.2%)
RF > 14 IU28 (65.1%)
US of jointsGrades 0–6 (13.95%), grades 1–8 (18.6%), grades 2–14 (32.55%), grades 3–15 (34.9%)
RTG of handsTypes 1–26, types 2–11, types 3–6

Joint vascularization scale: grade 0 = no signs of vascularization, 1 = mild (presence of single/vessel dots), 2 = moderate (presence of confluent vessel dots in less than half of the synovial area), and 3 = marked (presence of confluent vessel dots in more than half of the synovial area).

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