juvenile rheumatoid arthritis


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Noun1.juvenile rheumatoid arthritis - a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children; large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded
atrophic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism - a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
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juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

n. artritis reumatoidea juvenil. V.: rheumatism.
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Some forms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can cause eye inflammation (uveitis).
After several months of different doctors' visits and attempted remedies, Hannah's juvenile rheumatoid arthritis was diagnosed.
It is in fact, this lack of awareness about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis ( JRA) that is worrying and alarming.
The early pattern of joint involvement predicts disease progression in children with oligoarticular (pauciarticular) juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Antibodies against cyclic citrullinated peptide are associated with HLA-DR4 in simplex and multiplex polyarticular-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Among the study participants, 55% have juvenile idiopathic arthritis, formerly called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and 43% have rheumatoid arthritis.
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A Pilot Study of Oral Type II Collagen in the Treatment of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis," Arthritis Rheum.
The drug, called tocilizumab, might also offer a reprieve for children with hard-to-treat juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, a Japanese study shows.
Although she is blind, in a wheel-chair, suffers from severe juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, has limited mobility, and endures physical pain, she is positive.
Emma was struck down with systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis when she was just four.
His parents took him to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, in Newcastle upon Tyne, where he was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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