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Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile arthritis (JA) is arthritis that happens in children. It causes joint swelling, pain, stiffness, and loss of motion. It can affect any joint, but is more common in the knees, hands, and feet. In some cases it can affect internal organs as well.

The most common type of JA that children get is juvenile idiopathic arthritis. There are several other forms of arthritis affecting children.

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  1. Juvenile Arthritis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... common type of JA that children get is juvenile idiopathic arthritis. There are several other forms of arthritis affecting ...
  2. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis refers to a group of conditions involving joint inflammation (arthritis) that first appears before the age of 16. This condition ...
  3. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a term used to describe a group of disorders in children that includes arthritis. ... Beukelman T, Nigrovic PA. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: an idea ... . 2019;46(2):124-126. PMID: 30710000 pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ ...
  4. What Is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)? Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    Juvenile Arthritis/Start Here ... Juvenile Arthritis ... National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ... Juvenile arthritis describes arthritis ...
  5. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)  
    Eye Diseases/Children ... Eye Diseases ... American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus ... GLOSSARY, TERMS, ACRONYMS, PHRASES, DEFINITIONS, DICTIONARY
  6. ... methotrexate (Otrexup, Rasuvo, Xatmep, others) to treat polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA; a type of childhood arthritis that affects ... pain, swelling, and loss of function) and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA; a condition in children that causes inflammation ...
  7. ... loss of function) in adults; to treat polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA; a type of childhood arthritis that affects ... forming. Methotrexate may treat rheumatoid arthritis and polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis by decreasing the activity of the immune system.
  8. ... Otrexup, Rasuvo, Reditrex, Trexall, Xatmep) to treat polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA; a type of childhood arthritis that affects ... When abatacept is given intravenously to treat polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children 6 years and older, it is ...
  9. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Juvenile Arthritis/Children ... Juvenile Arthritis
  10. ... children 2 years of age and older, polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA; a type of childhood arthritis that affects ... rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. psoriatic arthritis, or polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, it is usually given over 30 minutes once ...
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