Antimalarials for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Antimalarial medications for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Comparing Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis - Topic Overview
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are different types of arthritis. Although they share some similar characteristics,each has different symptoms and requires different treatment. Therefore,an accurate diagnosis is important. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis affects about one-tenth as many people as osteoarthritis. The main difference between ...
Cyclophosphamide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Cyclophosphamide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Arthroscopy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which a thin tube with a light source (called an arthroscope) is inserted into the joint through a small incision in the skin, allowing the health professional to see the inside of the joint.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Exams and Tests
Findings from a physical examination, including the pattern and nature of joint symptoms, are important keys to the diagnosis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). In most cases, routine lab results do not point to an obvious diagnosis of this disease.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Serial Casting - Topic Overview
Some children who have developed mild to moderate contractures (knees,ankles,wrists,fingers,elbows) may benefit from serial casting. Serial casting is a temporary straightening and casting of the affected joint (for about 2 days). The cast is then removed,the child goes through some physical therapy,and a new cast is applied with the joint stretched a bit more. The procedure is repeated ...
Antimalarials for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Antimalarial drugs for rheumatoid arthritis.
Drug details for Adalimumab for rheumatoid arthritis.
Leflunomide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Leflunomide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Synovectomy surgery is done to remove inflamed joint tissue (synovium) that is causing unacceptable pain or is limiting your ability to function or your range of motion.