Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Most of us are under the impression that arthritis is something that only affects adults of a certain age. But there is a type of arthritis that can affect children as young as 8. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis – also known as RA – is a chronic disease that is so severe it will cause extensive and long lasting damage to the joints. This damage that will potentially destroy the affected joints – is caused by joint inflammation.

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