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2019 Jul 18

Pediatr Rheumatol Online J



Physical activity and health-related quality of life in chronic non-bacterial osteomyelitis.


Julia N, Katharina R, Hermann G, Annette H-W, Henner M, Helge H, Christine H
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2019 Jul 18; 17(1):45.
PMID: 31319856.


Chronic non-bacterial osteomyelitis (CNO) is an autoinflammatory disorder of the skeletal system of yet unknown etiology. Patients present with local bone pain and inflammation and – to our experience – often suffer from functional impairment with significant disabilities of daily life. The objective of this study was to assess physical activity, fitness and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents with established diagnosis of CNO versus healthy controls (HC).