Our research with advanced imaging aims to help the children suffering from juvenile arthritis that we are treating today, as well as children in the future.
Though rare, arthritis in children is extremely debilitating. For this reason, it is a subject to which I have dedicated a great deal of attention as a pediatric radiologist. In juvenile arthritis, the immune system attacks the joints and they lose mobility and function. The joints become red, swollen and eventually they fuse. This fusion limits their ability to move. Read more.