In juvenile arthritis one or more joints becomes inflamed. Symptoms may include fatigue, pain, and stiff joints. Arthritis involves an autoimmune response, where the body attacks itself.

This section has information about arthritis in children, including:

  • antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Behcet's disease
  • fibromyalgia
  • juvenile ankylosing spondylitis (JAS)
  • juvenile dermatomyositis (JDMS)
  • juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
  • polyarticular arthritis
  • post-viral arthritis
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Reiter’s syndrome


Webinar presented by Dr. Kaleo Ede

Juvenile Arthritis Webinar Handouts (PDF)

Visit these websites for more information:

Arthritis in Children - American College of Rheumatology

Childhood Arthritis - American Academy of Pediatrics

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Kids Get Arthritis Too - Arthritis Foundation

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