Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

September 22, 2010

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis affects 300,000 children in the country. This video provides an overview.

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) affects 300,000 children in the country. This video highlights one case of JRA involving a 2-year-old girl and provides an overview of the condition. The patient's pediatrician Dr. Diane Brown, who specializes in pediatric rheumatology, provides an expert opinion.

Featured on Fox’s Atlanta station, the video explains how JRA may start with a swollen knee or a stiff ankle and sudden flare-ups of pain. It also informs the viewer of how JRA tends to occur more frequently in girls than in boys.