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Oligoarticular JIAOOligoarticular JIAOligoarticular JIA-CANEnglishRheumatology;AdolescentPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)Joint or muscle pain;Pain2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Oligoarticular (say: oh-lee-go-ar-tik-yoo-lur) JIA occurs in 50% to 60% of young people who have JIA. It is the most common type of JIA in young people. It affects four or fewer joints in the first six months after diagnosis. There are two types of oligoarticular JIA: oligoarticular-persistent JIA and oligoarticular-extended JIA.</p>
OligoarthriteOOligoarthriteOligoarticular JIAFrenchRheumatology;AdolescentPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)Joint or muscle pain;Pain2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>L’oligoarthrite (prononcer o-li-go-ar-trite) représente de 50 à 60 % des cas d’AIJ chez les jeunes. C’est donc le type le plus courant. Il atteint quatre articulations ou moins au cours des six premiers mois d’apparition après le diagnostic. Il existe deux types d’oligoarthrite : l’oligoarthrite persistante et l’oligoarthrite étendue. </p>

 

 

Oligoarticular JIA2555.00000000000Oligoarticular JIAOligoarticular JIA-CANOEnglishRheumatology;AdolescentPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)Joint or muscle pain;Pain2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Oligoarticular (say: oh-lee-go-ar-tik-yoo-lur) JIA occurs in 50% to 60% of young people who have JIA. It is the most common type of JIA in young people. It affects four or fewer joints in the first six months after diagnosis. There are two types of oligoarticular JIA: oligoarticular-persistent JIA and oligoarticular-extended JIA.</p><h2>Quick facts About oligoarticular-persistent JIA</h2><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure class="tallpic"> <span class="asset-image-title">Oligoarticular-persistent arthritis</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/arthritis_oligoarticular_persistent_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Oligoarticular-persistent arthritis affects more females than males. It affects four or fewer joints. There may also be inflammation in the eye, called uveitis.</figcaption> </figure> <ul><li>Oligoarticular-persistent arthritis is generally the mildest form of JIA</li><li>It affects girls more often than boys.</li><li>It usually begins before four years of age.<br></li><li>It most often affects the large joints such as the knee, ankle, wrist, and/or elbow joints.</li><li>It can be associated with an eye disease called <a href="/Article?contentid=2562&language=English">uveitis​</a>, which affects up to 20% of young people with this type of JIA. </li></ul><p>It is rare to have permanent joint damage with appropriate treatment of this type of JIA. Sometimes this type of JIA goes away completely a few years after their symptoms begin. For others, the disease may last into adulthood. </p></div></div></div><h2>Quick facts about oligoarticular-extended JIA</h2><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure class="tallpic"> <span class="asset-image-title">Oligoarticular-extended Arthritis</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/arthritis_oligoarticular_extended_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Oligoarticular-extended arthritis occurs in females more often than males. It affects both large and small joints asymmetrically. There may be inflammation in the eye, called uveitis.</figcaption></figure> <p>This type of JIA also affects four or fewer joints in the first six months after diagnosis. However, after six months or more, patients with oligoarticular-extended arthritis develop arthritis in five or more joints.</p><p>Here are a few facts about oligoarticular-extended JIA:</p><ul><li>Approximately 20% to 30% of patients who start out with oligoarticular JIA will develop extended arthritis in more than four joints at some point. </li><li>Oligoarticular-extended JIA can affect both large and small joints. </li><li>This type of arthritis is often treated with <a href="/Article?contentid=2599&language=English">disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)</a> and <a href="/Article?contentid=2600&language=English">biologic medication</a> to control the joint inflammation</li></ul></div></div></div>