Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in joint pain and swelling.
Juvenile chronic polyarthritis; JRA; Still's disease; Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
The cause of JRA is not known. It is thought to be an
Appropriate diet and exercise are important for a child’s growth and development, especially for children with JRA and other chronic... Read more »
In the US, 300,000 children and teens live with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis or JIA (previously known as Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis),... Read more »
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