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Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)

Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)

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OrganizationNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
http://www.niams.nih.gov/
This Web site provides the latest information about the treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

OrganizationAmerican Lyme Disease Foundation
http://www.aldf.com
This organization is dedicated to advancing the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and control of Lyme disease.

OrganizationLupus Foundation of America
http://www.lupus.org
The mission of the Lupus Foundation of America is to educate and support those affected by lupus and find a cure. Call (800) 558-0121 for information.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

OrganizationArthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org
The mission of this group is to support research to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.



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