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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • By: David B. Bumpass, Francis H. Shen M.D. & Dino Samartzis D.Sc., M.Sc., Dip. E
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is the most common form of arthritis occurring in children. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis does not represent a single disease but a constellation of disease processes which differ in their respective symptoms, treatments, and outcomes. Typically, JRA ...

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