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What causes Juvenile arthritis?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: You mean JRA/JIA?

Cause of JRA (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) is still unknown.
Small number of JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) are associated with psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., Crohn's disease.

In brief: You mean JRA/JIA?

Cause of JRA (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) is still unknown.
Small number of JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) are associated with psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., Crohn's disease.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Paul Rosen
Pediatric Rheumatology

In brief: JIA causes

The cause at this time is unknown.
It is believed that exposures in the environment could trigger an autoimmune condition in children who have certain genes that put them at risk. Juvenile arthritis is not directly inherited from the parents

In brief: JIA causes

The cause at this time is unknown.
It is believed that exposures in the environment could trigger an autoimmune condition in children who have certain genes that put them at risk. Juvenile arthritis is not directly inherited from the parents
Dr. Paul Rosen
Dr. Paul Rosen
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