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JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children and adults. Arthritis is referred to as a long-term condition characterized by stiffness, swelling and pain in the joints. While the exact cause of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is unknown, it is believed that most of the cases of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis are mild, but severe cases may result in chronic pain and joint damage. Some of the common symptoms of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis include stiffness, joint pain, recurrent fevers, redness in the affected area, and swollen joints.
HOW IS JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED?
The first step is a thorough evaluation of the symptoms and physical examination. Paediatricians may order for blood tests that check the erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein and rheumatoid factor for diagnosing the disease. X-rays and other imaging tests may help in ruling out injury to the joints and bones.
HOW IS JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS TREATED?
Whilst there are various treatments that can effectively treat and minimize Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, a heavy dose of medication can quickly treat Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. However, in a severe case of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, a surgery might be performed to replace the joints altogether.
DID YOU KNOW?
Diagnosis of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is a little tricky, because the pain may be caused by a variety of reasons.