TABLE 1

Frequency of Ophthalmologic Examination in Patients With JRA

TypeANAAge at Onset, yDuration of Disease, yRisk CategoryEye Examination Frequency, mo
Oligoarthritis or polyarthritis+≤6≤4High3
+≤6>4Moderate6
+≤6>7Low12
+>6≤4Moderate6
+>6>4Low12
≤6≤4Moderate6
≤6>4Low12
>6NALow12
Systemic disease (fever, rash)NANANALow12
  • ANA indicates antinuclear antibodies; NA, not applicable.

    Recommendations for follow-up continue through childhood and adolescence.