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Juvenile Arthritis

Children Can Be Affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Generally, when you think of arthritis the first thing that comes to your mind are older persons. Everyone has seen at least one TV commercial with an older person talking about the harsh symptoms caused by arthritis and how the specific medication is very effective. Despite the fact that most types of arthritis are associated with older adults, there are some types such as juvenile rheumatoid ...
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Juvenile Arthritis  

Juvenile Arthritis
Rheumatoid juvenile arthritis is a childhood illness that affects any joint of the body. The body triggers an immune reaction that attacks the synovial tissue that covers the joint, resulting in an excess of synovial fluid. This leads to pain, inflammation and edema of the joint. Children of ages up to 16 are affected by juvenile arthritis. After the age of 16, its symptoms usually disappear by t...
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