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A common inflammatory articular disorder with onset in childhood. It is characterized by chronic joint inflammation causing swelling, pain, stiffness and restricted joint movement. JUVAR has high clinical variability. Some patients exhibit systemic symptoms, including quotidian fever, erythematous rash, generalized lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly, and/or splenomegaly. The etiology of juvenile arthritis is generally multifactorial, involving both genetic and environmental factors. Familial forms with autosomal recessive inheritance have been reported.




Juvenile chronic arthritis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis


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