In-depth

Adult Still's disease

Daily fevers, achy joints and an intermittent, salmon-pink rash may be an indication that you have a rare inflammatory disorder called adult Still's disease.

Essential thrombocythemia

Essential thrombocythemia is an uncommon blood disorder in which your body makes too many platelets, which can cause abnormal blood clotting or bleeding.

Giant cell arteritis

Giant cell arteritis causes inflammation in your arteries, particularly those in your head. Early treatment often relieves symptoms and prevents vision loss, a serious complication.

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, upper arms, hips and thighs.

Aug. 16, 2013