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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Introduction

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is arthritis that causes joint inflammation and stiffness for more than 6 weeks in a child of 16 years of ... more about Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Chronic arthritis affecting children and teens. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis is available below.

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Questions and Answers About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is arthritis that causes joint inflammation and stiffness for more than 6 weeks in a child of 16 years of age or less. Inflammation causes redness, swelling, warmth, and soreness in the joints, although many children with JRA do not complain of joint pain. Any joint can be affected and inflammation may limit the mobility of affected joints. One type of JRA can also affect the internal organs. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: NIAMS)

Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS (Excerpt)

This is the most common form of arthritis in childhood, causing pain, stiffness, swelling, and loss of function in the joints. The arthritis may be associated with rashes or fevers, or may affect other parts of the body. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)

Definitions of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

A form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children; large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, or a subtype of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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