juvenile rheumatoid arthritis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

n. artritis reumatoidea juvenil. V.: rheumatism.
References in periodicals archive ?
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. In: Cassidy JT, Petty RE, eds.
Radiological findings in seropositive juvenile chronic arthritis (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) with particular reference to progression.
Association of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and c-reactive proteins with active disease in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Pak Paed J.
Bernstein, "Hip disease in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis," Current Opinion in Rheumatology, vol.
Increased prevalence of familial autoimmunity in simplex and multiplex families with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2002;46:1851-6.
Improving adherence to medical regimens for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J.
Autoimmune conducts research in the areas of influenza drugs, fibromyalgia syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, gulf war syndrome, breast cancer, graves' disease, non-HIV aids, and lassa fever.
Sian, now aged 50, was initially diagnosed with Raynaud's phenomenon, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and then, after a spell in hospital mixed, connective tissue disease.
Hannah was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at age 8, and she has bravely faced and endured the accompanying pain for more than two years.
Active disease persists in the adulthood in a significant portion of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis despite many developments in the diagnosis and treatment.

Full browser ?