The Hip book

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Discussion JRA is a persistent non infectious arthritis lasting more than 6 wks to 3 months after other possible etiologies have bee ruled out; most common chronic childhood rheumatoid dz; affects girls more than boys; synovial proliferation leads to joint destruction (chondrolysis) & soft tissue destruction; severe joint destruction is seen in only 5% of … Read more