Juvenile Arthritis JA What is Juvenile Arthritis Juvenile arthritis JA is not a disease in itself Also known as pediatric rheumatic disease, JA is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric rheumatic diseases that can develop in children under the age of . Juvenile Arthritis NIAMS Juvenile arthritis is the term used to describe arthritis, or inflammation of the joints, in children The most common symptoms of juvenile arthritis are joint swelling, pain, and stiffness that don t go away. Juvenile Arthritis Arthritis in children is treatable It is important to seek treatment from health care professionals who are knowledgeable about childhood arthritis In spite of their diagnosis, most children with arthritis can expect to live normal lives Some children with JIA have their disease go into remission Kids Get Arthritis Too March , is World JA Day The Arthritis Foundation and CARRA have teamed up to shine a light on juvenile arthritis Learn More Juvenile idiopathic arthritis Juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA , also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis JRA , is the most common form of arthritis in children and adolescents Juvenile in this context refers to an onset before age , idiopathic refers to a condition with no defined cause, and arthritis is the inflammation of the synovium of a joint JIA is an autoimmune, noninfective, inflammatory joint What is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Nearly , children from infants to teenagers in the U.S have some form of arthritis Juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA is the most common type of arthritis in children The term idiopathic means of unknown origin JIA was previously called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, or JRA Juvenile idiopathic arthritis Symptoms and causes Mayo Causes Juvenile idiopathic arthritis occurs when the body s immune system attacks its own cells and tissues It s not known why this happens, but both heredity and environment seem to play a role. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Treatment JIA Symptoms Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic long standing disease that damages and eventually destroys the joints of the body The damage is caused by inflammation, a natural response of the body s immune system that is misdirected in rheumatoid diseases. UpToDate INTRODUCTION In order to accurately assess the incidence of childhood arthritis and to better understand its etiology, it is necessary to rigorously yet inclusively define the diseases which cause arthritis in children. Juvenile Arthritis Early Signs and Symptoms Arthritis Juvenile Arthritis Early Signs and Symptoms Learn the early signals that could indicate your child s symptoms result from a juvenile rheumatic disease.
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