Related Conditions and Treatments
Autoimmune disease is when the immune system mistakenly begins attacking healthy cells and tissues.
Autoimmune hepatitis is a condition in which the immune system attacks the liver. Without prompt treatment, the condition and can lead to long-term liver damage, including cirrhosis and liver failure.
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a serious, long-term illness that affects many body systems.
Iritis is a form of uveitis and refers to the inflammation of the iris of the eye. It’s the most common form of uveitis in children.
Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis
Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis affects the spine and the sites where the muscles, tendons, and ligaments attach to bone.
Juvenile arthritis isn’t one condition, but is the general name for many types of arthritis that can occur in children.
Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is a rare autoimmune disorder in which a child’s immune system attacks blood vessels throughout his body, causing muscle inflammation.
Kawasaki disease is a childhood illness that causes inflammation of the blood vessels in many areas of the body.
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), also called pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome temporally related to SARS CoV-2 (PMIS or PIMS-TS), is a potentially serious illness in children that appears to be a delayed, post-infectious complication of COVID-19 infection.
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Pediatric Fibromyalgia and Musculoskeletal Pain
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Pediatric Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus)
Lupus causes the immune system to mistakenly attack the body. It’s unpredictabe: It can affect many parts of the body at the same time.
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Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune condition that leads to scarring of the skin, joints, and other internal organs.
Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases (Periodic Fever Syndromes)
Systemic autoinflammatory diseases (SAIDs), sometimes called periodic fever syndromes, are a group of conditions that result from an inappropriate inflammatory response by the body.
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