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    1. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Treatment Overview

      Learn about treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).

    2. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Other Treatment

      Read abot physical therapy, occupational therapy, supplements, and complementary therapies for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).

    3. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview

      Your child's teachers,school nurse,cafeteria staff,and physical education teachers can become helpful partners as your child copes with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)) at school. If you can,meet with your child's teachers and help them learn about JIA. Work with them to develop creative ways of dealing with your child's limitations and making the best of his or her abilities. If your ...

    4. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - What Happens

      Learn about the unpredictable course of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).

    5. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Medications

      Learn about medications to treat children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).

    6. Corticosteroids for Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Drug details for Corticosteroids for rheumatoid arthritis.

    7. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Topic Overview

      Children who have severe and persistent juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA),during or even after treatment,may be considered for therapies that have been proved to be safe and effective for adult rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune disease but have yet to be fully studied for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Examples of such therapies include: Cyclosporine A. This is a cytotoxic medicine,...

    8. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview

      A contracture is a joint abnormally bent by shortened soft tissues in and around the joint. The shortened tissues pull the bone out of normal position. A contracture may develop in a joint affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Because of the effectiveness of today's treatments,your child probably will not develop contractures. But if a contracture does develop,treatment may ...

    9. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Topic Overview

      Many diseases in addition to rheumatoid arthritis may cause joint pain. Osteoarthritis: The illness most often confused with rheumatoid arthritis is osteoarthritis. Although these diseases share the symptom of severe joint pain with reduced mobility,they have distinct causes and treatments. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear over time or by injury to the joints,which results in the ...

    10. Biologics for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

      Drug details for Etanercept for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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