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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - JRA
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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), often referred to by doctors today as juvenile
idiopathic arthritis (JIA), is a type of arthritis that causes joint
inflammation and stiffness for more than six weeks in a child aged 16 or
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
causes persistent joint pain, swelling and stiffness. Some children may
experience symptoms for only a few months, while others have symptoms for the
rest of their lives.
Some types of juvenile rheumatoid
arthritis can cause serious complications, such as growth problems and eye
inflammation. Treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis focuses on controlling
pain, improving function and preventing joint damage.
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
Signs Of The most common signs and symptoms of juvenile
rheumatoid arthritis are:
- Pain. While your
child might not complain of joint pain, you may notice that he or she limps
especially first thing in the morning or after a nap.
- Swelling. Joint
swelling is common but is often first noticed in larger joints like the
- Stiffness. You
might notice that your child appears clumsier than usual, particularly in
the morning or after naps.
- Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can affect one joint or
many. In some cases, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis affects the entire body
causing swollen lymph nodes, rashes and fever.
- Like other forms of arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid
arthritis is characterized by times when symptoms flare up and times when
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Arthritic and rheumatic drawing and tearing pains, especially in the limbs.
Acute and violent pulling in the joints and the bones,
better by the heat of
Contraction of the tendons, and stiffness in the flexor muscles of the
Cramp-like contractions of several limbs.
Swelling and synovitis
Knee swollen, shiny, sensitive,
sore, with stinging pain.
Feet swollen and stiff. Feel too large.
in back and limbs. Tired, bruised feeling.
Numbness of hands and tips of
Hives with intolerable
itching and swelling.
Acute drawing pains in the arms and in the hands.
Swelling of the arms, with
blackish pustules of a putrid smell.
Acute drawing pains in the night, beginning
from the elbow and extending to the armpits acute pulling and shooting in the
Cramps in the fingers.
At night, sensation of fullness and swelling in
the palms of the hands.
Excoriation between fingers.
Hard swelling of the
fingers, with pain in the finger-bones. Cramp in the legs.
Acute drawing pains
in the hips, extending to the groins, the thighs, and sometimes even to the
ankle-bones, with uneasiness, which obliges one to move the limb constantly.
Tearing and stinging in the hips, legs, and loins. Tearing in the tibia.
Rheumatic pain in the legs, and especially in the tibia. Paralytic weakness of
the thigh. Pain, as from a bruise in the joint of the knee.
Affections of the
shin-bones. Fatigue in the legs and in the feet.
Pains in the fleshy part of the
toes, as if they were galled by walking. Great Prostration, with rapid
sinking of the vital forces; fainting.
Depression, melancholy, despairing, indifferent.
Anxious, fearful, restless, full of anguish.Irritable, sensitive,
peevish, easily vexed.
The greater the suffering the greater the anguish,
restlessness and fear of death. Mentally restless, but physically too weak to
Pains in the joints and bones.
Rheumatic pains (in the joints) flying from
one place to another. The pains are aggravated, chiefly at night, and in the
afternoon towards three or four oclock.
The least touch, and sometimes also the
slightest movement, aggravates the sufferings. Some of the symptoms are
aggravated, or make their appearance after sleep. Jerking in the limbs, muscular
palpitations and shocks of the tendons. Sensation in the muscles, as if a mouse
were running over them. Cramp, spasms, and convulsive movements, with
violent contortion of the limbs, convulsive fits, with cries, and loss of
consciousness, epileptic convulsions, drawing back of the thumbs. Renewal of the
spasms by the least contact, or from the glare of light.
Burning in the inner
Attacks of immobility and of spasmodic stiffness of the body, or of some
of the limbs, sometimes with insensibility, swelling of the veins, bloatedness
and redness of the face, pulse full and quick, with copious sweat.
single limbs, or of the whole body, in children, during dentition.
to bilious, lymphatic, plethoric constitutions; persons who are lively and
entertaining when well, but violent and often delirious when sick.
Over-sensitiveness of the senses to external impressions.
gouty pains in the limbs, with tension, worse from motion and contact.
drawing pains, acute pullings and shootings, especially in the limbs, and
chiefly during movement, with insupportable pains on being touched, sweat of the
part affected, and trembling of that part when the pains diminish.
shootings in the joints, on being touched and when moved. In the evening, pain,
as from fatigue, in the limbs, with paralytic weakness. Torpor and numbness of
the limbs, with stiffness and pain of fatigue.
Pale, tense, hot, swelling.
shining swelling of some parts of the body, with shooting during movement.
as from a bruise, or of subcutaneous ulceration, or as if the flesh were
detached from the bones. Dragging, with pressure, on the periosteum.
best adapted to persons of a gouty or rheumatic diathesis; prone to so-called
Irritable, inclined to be angry
Pain as if sprained; can scarcely rise; from overlifting.
shoulder-blades, impeding breathing.
Rheumatism in lumbar region; weakness in
small of back.
Nape of neck stiff and rigid.
Rheumatoid pains, as after exposure to wet.
Sharp sticking, as if parts were
wrenched or sprained. Weakness of extremities. Swelling of joints, especially
weak, timid, easily tired when walking. Disposed to grow fat.
Children with red face, flabby muscles, who sweat easily and take cold
readily in consequence. large heads and abdomens; fontanelles and sutures open;
bones soft, develop very slowly.
Curvature of dorsal vertebrae. Nape of neck stiff and rigid.
Curvature of bones, especially spine and long
bones; extremities crooked, deformed; bones irregularly developed.
profusely while sleeping, wetting pillow far around.
Cracking in joints, with pain in them as if bruised.
Pain in periosteum of
limbs with paralytic weakness.
Convulsive single jerks in limbs.
All joints sore
as if bruised and tired out, there is no power in hands or feet, though without
temperament; child is very irritable, fretful; quiet only when carried;
impatient, wants this or that and becomes angry when refused, or when offered,
petulantly rejects it.
Rheumatic pain in top of left shoulder, worse from motion, occasional little
darts of pain if kept still.
Rheumatic pain in (right) shoulder and arm.
Cracking of joints, especially elbows.
Much pain in left arm, cannot hold a
paper, veins become enlarged, worse raising arm.
Trembling of arms and hands.
Gout, rheumatism, neuralgia and diseases of the spinal
cord and its membranes even organic lesions ending in paralysis which can be
traced to a sycotic origin.
Hot, painful swelling of joints.
PAINS TEARING IN TENDONS, LIGAMENTS AND
Rheumatic pains spread over a large surface at nape of neck, loins, and
extremities; better motion.
PARALYZED. THE COLD FRESH AIR IS NOT TOLERATED; IT MAKES THE SKIN PAINFUL.
Tenderness about knee-joint. Loss of power in forearm and fingers; crawling
sensation in the tips of fingers. Tingling in feet.
From bad effects of getting wet, especially after being