Surgery may be used in a very small number of children with JIA who have severe joint deformity, loss of movement, or pain.
Some children with JIA have no appetite, so malnutrition becomes a medical concern. If
your child has little appetite for food, see a registered dietitian for help.
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January 30, 2014
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