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Juvenile arthritis: what is it?

Juvenile arthritis is also found in boys than girls agus teagmháil one in 1 children d'aois le linn 16, a dhéanann é most common chronic childhood disease (more than cystic fibrosis, diabetes, etc.). It is not a communicable disease, and it is not known what causes it. What is believed is that the immune system is deficient and attacks healthy tissue. Juvenile arthritis can occur after infection, but infection is not a cause.

This disease manifests itself byathlasadh agus pian, to one or more joints, which last more than six weeks (below, the symptoms may have another cause). There are different forms:

  • rheumatic oligo-arthritis;
  • systemic arthritis;
  • polyarticular arthritis;
  • psoriatic arthritis;
  • spondylarthropathy;
  • rheumatoid arthritis (an adult disease that begins in childhood).

Mar gheall ar an various symptoms and various forms, and also because young children do not accurately describe the illness from which they are suffering, a clear diagnosis féadfaidh sé a cheangal x-ghathanna agus tástálacha fola.

Juvenile arthritis, besides being usually painful, is féidir a chur faoi deara permanent lesions. Some forms also affect d‘other fabrics (eyes, skin, intestines) and severe forms can affect an fás. In most cases, after an evolution of ten years (on average), marked by periods of relapses and remissions, it fades and disappears.

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