Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by chronic pain, stiffness and swelling of the joints. This type of arthritis most commonly found in children under 17 years of age. In some cases, the symptoms of this condition last for a few months, while in other cases, they may last for a lifetime. This type of arthritis generally more than one joint, and sometimes it can even affect the entire body.
HOW IS JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED?
Certain complications are associated with this type of arthritis, which include eye inflammation and growth problems.