risk that a sibling will develop the same illness in a child with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

risk that a sibling will develop the same illness in a child with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

In several published series, there is a remarkable agreement that the risk is 1 in 100. The prevalence of the disease in the normal population is 150 in 100,000. Therefore, while there is a genetic predisposition, it is clearly not as strong as that for diseases such as hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, or diabetes.

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