Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis

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What is Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis?

Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis is a subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) that is defined by the presence of more than four affected joints in the early stage of the disease. It is a progressive condition that is usually develops slowly.

What is it like to have Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Diazepam, Alprazolam
Acetaminophen (Paracetamol), Diclofenac, Tramadol
Acetaminophen-Diphenhydramine, Sominex, Mirtazapine
Nothing reported yet
Nortriptyline, Mirtazapine

What do patients take to treat Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Metroject, Metex, Metoject, Trexall)


(Enbrel Prefilled Syringe, Enbrel, Enbrel SureClick)


(Naproxen 500, Naprelan 500, EC Naprosyn, Naprosyn)


(Ibupain, Buscofem, Tomaflex, Busco Ibuprofren)


(Movatec, Teva-Meloxicam, Movicox, Apo-Meloxicam)


(Azulfidine EN-tabs, Salazopyrin, Sulfazine)




(Celecox, Celebrex)


These charts show data from Polyarticular onset JA patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 63 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 44 say Polyarticular onset JA is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 14
20s 21
30s 15
40s 3
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 2


Distribution of females vs. males

85% Females
15% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 37
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 46
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Polyarticular onset JA patients who have completed their condition history
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