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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Causes and Risk Factors

​The exact causes of JIA are unknown. In certain arthritis, the malfunctioning of body's immune system may be due to a trigger such as a viral infection which can set off the condition.

Like other autoimmune diseases, JIA may be linked to genetic factors associated with an abnormal immune response. A family history of JIA and / or other autoimmune diseases are risk factors, but there is no precise way of predicting how high the risk is if there is an affected member in the family.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Preparing for surgery

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Post-surgery care

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