You are here

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis 713.30

 

synonyms: JRA, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

JRA ICD-9

  • 714.30 Polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, chronic, unspecified
  • 714.31 Polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, acute

JRA Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Peak onset =2-4y/o. 50% of children seak medical attention before age 4.
  • Knee most commonly affected followed by ankle/subtalar joints and then elbow.
  • Average disease duration = 2yrs 9months. 50% last <2yrs.

JRA Anatomy

JRA Clinical Evaluation

JRA Xray / Diagnositc Tests

JRA Classification / Treatment

  • Pauciarticular: patientes with fewer than 5 joints involved
  • Oligoarticular: high risk of uveitis, opthalmology consult indicated.

JRA Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

JRA Complications

JRA Follow-up Care

JRA Review References

  • Griffin PP, JAMA 1963;184:23
  • °

Disclaimer

The information on this website is intended for orthopaedic surgeons.  It is not intended for the general public. The information on this website may not be complete or accurate.  The eORIF website is not an authoritative reference for orthopaedic surgery or medicine and does not represent the "standard of care".  While the information on this site is about health care issues and sports medicine, it is not medical advice. People seeking specific medical advice or assistance should contact a board certified physician.  See Site Terms / Full Disclaimer