Juvenille Arthritis

Were you looking for information about Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis? Juvenille arthritis is a common misspelling and variation of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

 

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis affects approximately 30,000 to 60,000 children in the United States. The condition is a type of autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation and stiffness for more than six weeks in children 16 years of age or less. This inflammation can cause redness, swelling, and soreness in the joints and can limit mobility in the areas it affects.
 
Treatment options include medications, exercise, and physical therapy. The medications used for this condition include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and corticosteroids, among others. Several drugs may need to be tried before finding the one that works best.
  
(To read the full eMedTV article, click Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Topics discussed in this article include possible causes of this condition, information on who it affects, and conditions that share similar symptoms with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more information.)
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