Is a disorder of the bones and joints of the hands and fingers, elbows, knees, and ankles of children and adolescents who slowly develop stiff deformed joints, shortened limb length and short stature due to necrosis (death) of the growth plates of bones and of joint cartilage.
Morning stiffness in the joints
Disturbances of flexion and extension in the elbows
Enlarged inter-phalangeal joints
Limited motion in many joints of the body
General practitioner appointment
Complete blood count (CBC)
Stool analys - Protozoans and Helminths (microscopy)