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Modern approaches to the treatment of arthralgia in children with hypermobility syndrome 

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2014.1(57):59-63; doi 10.15574/SP.2014.57.59 

Modern approaches to the treatment of arthralgia in children with hypermobility syndrome 

Omelchenko L. I., Mukvich E. N., Dudka I. V.

SU «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of NAMS of Ukraine», Kiev 

Objective. To improve the effectiveness and safety of treatment of arthralgia associated with hypermobility syndrome in children. 

Materials and methods. A total of 43 children at the age of 3–18 years with arthralgias associated with hypermobility syndrome were under observation. Within 30 days in the complex treatment children had received «Intsena» preparation according to the age dosage. The condition of patients was assessed by visual analogue scale; clinical examination was carried out. 

Results. During the application of «Intsena» was observed a decrease of intensity and frequency of arthralgia, due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. Serious side effects of preparation are not found. 

Conclusions. The use of «Intsena» is recommended in the monotherapy and in the complex treatment of children with arthralgia associated with hypermobility syndrome, at the necessity of long-term use of anti-inflammatory maintenance therapy. 

Key words: hypermobility syndrome, arthralgia, children, treatment. 

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