Children, including babies, can also get arthritis

Long-standing systemic JIA has resulted in these severely deformed wrist and finger joints. — Photos: Dr KOAY BENG SIANG

Joint pain is one of the most common childhood complaints.

The majority of these pains may not be all that dangerous, but sometimes, it may indicate an underlying illness that requires a bit more attention, such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

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