Last updated: Apr 14, 2010

When people think of arthritis, they often picture a grandparent or older person. But rheumatoid arthritis is different. Its a type of arthritis that can strike at any age, even in children. (In adulthood its usually diagnosed between ages 40 to 60). Unlike the arthritis that can occur with aging, rheumatoid arthritis is caused by a rogue immune reaction that damages the joints.



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