juvenile chronic arthritis


juvenile chronic arthritis
juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis JRA rheumatoid arthritis in children, with swelling, tenderness, and pain in one or more joints, which may lead to impaired growth and development, limitation of movement, ankylosis, and flexion contractures. See also systemic onset juvenile rheumatoid a.

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