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What is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?

What is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Chronic arthritis affecting children and teens.
  • 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)

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Introduction

Types of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

Types of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

Broader types of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

How serious is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Prognosis of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: 75% of cases lead to remission
Complications of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: see complications of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

What causes Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Causes of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: see causes of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Causes of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: JRA is an autoimmune disorder, which means that the body mistakenly identifies some of its own cells and tissues as foreign. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: NIAMS)

What are the symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: see symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Complications of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: see complications of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: see treatments for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Research for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: see research for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Organs Affected by Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

Organs and body systems related to Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis include:

Name and Aliases of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Main name of condition: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other names or spellings for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

JRA

Still's Disease, Juvenile-Onset Source - Diseases Database

Still's disease
Source - WordNet 2.1

Acute systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid, Systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Acute systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Related Conditions

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