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Coping and support

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: Coping

Learn how to help your child handle juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Tests and diagnosis

Antinuclear antibody (ANA) test

ANA test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this blood test for antinuclear antibodies.

C-reactive protein test

C-reactive protein is a controversial risk factor for coronary artery disease. Find out more about C-reactive protein before deciding to have this blood test.

Rheumatoid factor

Find out what the results of a rheumatoid factor test may mean.

Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate)

Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a simple blood test that can help detect or monitor certain inflammatory diseases.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Oct. 20, 2011