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This study will evaluate the effect of etanercept on the clinical benefit, safety, and physical functioning (ability to function in daily life) in children and adolescent subjects with 3 subtypes of childhood arthritis.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic
Etanercept 0.8 mg/kg QW up to a maximum dose of 50 mg
New South Wales
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:55-0400
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