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Arthritis In Children

Arthritis In Children Causes

Still's disease is caused by inflammation of the lymph nodes in the joints. This swelling in turn calcifies the bone joints making them stiff and painful.

Arthritis In Children Definition

Still's disease, is a kind of arthritis that occurs in children. Children with Still's disease often experience common arthritic symptoms adults suffer, and about 300,000 children in the United States are affected by the disease.

Arthritis In Children Diagnosis

Still's disease can be diagnosed via physical examination of the joints as well as x-ray images.

Arthritis In Children Symptoms and Signs

Children suffering from Still's disease experience stiffness of the joints. This pain is as well accompanied by red rashes and fever.

Arthritis In Children Treatment

Children with the disease are administered with NSAIDs to ease the pain and prevent further inflammation. This kind of arthritis however, is chronic.

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