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Autoimmune disease is when the immune system mistakenly begins attacking healthy cells and tissues.
Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis
Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis affects the spine and the sites where the muscles, tendons, and ligaments attach to bone.
Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is a rare autoimmune disorder in which a child’s immune system attacks blood vessels throughout his body, causing muscle inflammation.
Kleefstra syndrome is a rare condition that can cause developmental delay and intellectual disability.
Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the U.S.
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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Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that results in granulomas, which are small, rounded growths consisting of blood vessels, cells, and connective tissue.
Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune condition that leads to scarring of the skin, joints, and other internal organs.