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Patient Health Education Portal: Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders (Child Rheumatology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

American College of Rheumatology:

Diseases and Conditions

Provides education and information on the diagnosis and treatment of many different rheumatic diseases that occur in children including:

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Kawasaki Disease in Infants & Young Children

Provides information and education on symptoms, complications and treatments of Kawasaki Disease.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS):

Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases

Provides information and education on conditions and diseases that cause your immune cells to attack your body by mistake which often causes fever, rash, joint swelling, and more.  These diseases include:

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center: Pediatric Rheumatology

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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: Building 19, 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4941/4900

Pediatric Rheumatology
Location: Building 19, 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4959


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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