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JCA

(1) (Java Cryptography Architecture) The security functions for the Java platform. It includes the Java Security API as well as the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE), which adds more programming interfaces for encryption and key exchange. It also provides a mechanism for adding third-party security packages such as algorithms and digital signatures into Java applications.

(2) (Java Connector Architecture) See Java Connector.
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Total hip arthroplasty in children with juvenile chronic arthritis. J Pediatr Orthop.
The experience of parenting in juvenile chronic arthritis. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 3(3), 445-463.
'In juvenile chronic arthritis it has normally burnt out by the time sufferers reach the age of 20 but the joints have been so ravaged by the disease they will be left with joint replacements.'
Nutritional status in girls with juvenile chronic arthritis. Human Nutrition Clinical Nutrition, 40C, 57-67.
Abbreviations ACPA: Anticitrullinated peptide/protein antibody AI: Augmentation index BD: Blood donors CCP: Citrullinated cyclic peptide CRP: C-reactive protein DAS28: Disease activity score of 28 joints ELISA: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ESR: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate HYI: Hyperlipidemic individuals hnRNP: Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein IU: International units JCR: Juvenile chronic arthritis PWV: Pulse wave velocity RA: Rheumatoid arthritis RF: Rheumatoid factor RT: Room temperature RU: Relative units SARD: Systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease SLE: Systemic lupus erythematosus SPA: Spondyloarthropathy SS: Sjogren's syndrome SSc: Systemic sclerosis.
A possible role for soluble IL-6 receptor in the pathogenesis of systemic onset juvenile chronic arthritis. Cytokine 1998;10:729-34.
BALTIMORE -- New guidelines on the treatment of arthritis pain suggest children with juvenile chronic arthritis and their parents first receive education about arthritis, with NSAIDs used to relieve pain.
A booklet called Tim Has Arthritis, produced by medical research charity the Arthritis Research Campaign, is designed to explain to children aged between four and eight what to expect once they have been diagnosed with juvenile chronic arthritis - without frightening them.
The aim of the study was to assess long-term outcome for families of children with juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA).
"With juvenile chronic arthritis, all the joints are sore when they are inflamed," says physiotherapist Sue Maillard.
(1) Spondyloarthritis regroups several related but phenotypically distinct disorders such as psoriatic arthritis, arthritis related to inflammatory bowel disease, reactive arthritis, a sub-group of juvenile chronic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis with last mentioned being the prototypic and best studied subtype.
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