Although JIA is the most common childhood
rheumatic disease in the western world; its prevalence
differs according to genetic factors and ethnicity. The
current prevalence among Arab children as well as in
Libya still needs further research. The purpose of the
present paper was to identify the pattern and laboratory
features of JIA in Libyan children.
All children diagnosed with JIA between January
2009 and January 2020 were included in the study.
Children, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Subtypes, Libya