Polyarticular Sentence Examples
Polyarticular JA affects five or more joints simultaneously.
About half of all patients with polyarticular JA have arthritis of the spine and/or hip.
Some patients with polyarticular JA will have other symptoms of a systemic illness, including anemia (low red blood cell count), decreased growth rate, low appetite, low-grade fever, and a slight rash.
Some children go on to develop a polyarticular type of JA.
Polyarticular JA carries a slightly worse prognosis.Advertisement
Systemic onset JA has a variable prognosis, depending on the organ systems affected and the progression to polyarticular JA.