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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a disease that happens to children. It causes inflamed, swollen joints. This makes joints stiff and painful. Your child may have some pain and may walk with a limp. And your child may have red or swollen eyes.
Some children with JIA grow out of it after they get treatment. Others will need ongoing treatment as adults.
The term "juvenile idiopathic arthritis" is replacing the American term "juvenile rheumatoid arthritis" and the European term "juvenile chronic arthritis."
Open trials refer to studies currently recruiting participants or that may recruit participants in the near future. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but similar studies may open in the future.
Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JIA) is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in joint pain and swelling in children, thought to be an autoimmune illness. Juvenile Idiopathic ArthritisJuvenile Rheumatoid ArthritisJIA