Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Arthritis Foundation: Juvenile Arthritis
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
KidsHealth: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 
American College of Rheumatology: Arthritis in Children 

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NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used.

Sources Used in Current Review

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000451.htm. Accessed Nov 2013.

Arthritis Foundation. Juvenile Arthritis. Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/conditions-treatments/disease-center/juvenile--arthritis/ through http://www.arthritis.org. Accessed Nov 2013.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Childhood Arthritis. Available online at http://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/basics/childhood.htm through http://www.cdc.gov. Accessed Nov 2013.

KidsHealth. A to Z: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Available online at http://kidshealth.org/parent/dictionary/j/az-jia.html through http://kidshealth.org. Accessed Nov 2013.

KidsHealth. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Available online at http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/arthritis/jra.html through http://kidshealth.org. Accessed Nov 2013.

MayoClinic. Juveile rheumatoid arthritis. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/juvenile-rheumatoid-arthritis/DS00018 through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed Nov 2013.

American College of Rheumatology. Arthritis in Children. Available online at http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/juvenilearthritis.asp through http://www.rheumatology.org. Accessed Nov 2013.

WebMD. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis-Exams and Tests. Available online at http://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/tc/juvenile-rheumatoid-arthritis-exams-and-tests through http://www.webmd.com. Accessed Nov 2013.

Christine L. Snozek, PhD. Lab Tests Online adjunct board member.

Sources Used in Previous Reviews

Brescia, A. (2005 April, Updated) Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Nemours Foundation, KidsHealth for Parents [On-line information]. Available online at http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/arthritis/jra.html through http://kidshealth.org.

(© 2006) Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Foundation Disease Center [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/conditions/DiseaseCenter/jra.asp through http://www.arthritis.org.

Abramson, L. (2004 May, Updated). Arthritis In Children. American College of Rheumatology [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.rheumatology.org/public/factsheets/arth_in_children.asp?aud=pat through http://www.rheumatology.org.

(2001 July, Currently being updated). Questions and Answers about Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. NIAMS [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/juvenile_arthritis/juvarthr.htm through http://www.niams.nih.gov.

Arthritis Foundation. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/disease-center.php?disease_id=38&df=definition through http://www.arthritis.org. Accessed October 2010.

KidsHealth by Nemours. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Available online at http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/arthritis/jra.html through http://kidshealth.org. Accessed October 2010.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Available online at http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/health/info/rheumatology/diagnose/jra.htm through http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org. Accessed October 2010.

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