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    Arthritis Conditions

    Arthritis, You may also need to be seen by a specialist, depending on the likely cause of arthritis. What is arthritis? Arthritis means inflammation of joints....

    Reactive Arthritis Conditions

    Reactive Arthritis, Other symptoms usually develop in addition to the arthritis. Symptoms commonly last 3-6 months. In some cases the arthritis persists long-term. Anti-infl...

    Septic Arthritis Conditions

    Septic Arthritis, It can be difficult to tell the difference between a flare-up of non-infective arthritis and infective (septic) arthritis. As a rule, if you already have ...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Conditions

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, What is rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? Arthritis means inflammation of joints. RA is a common form of arthritis. (There are various other cause...

    Psoriatic Arthritis Conditions

    Psoriatic Arthritis, Note : people with psoriasis also have the same chance as everyone else of developing other types of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoart...

    Septic Arthritis Professional

    Septic Arthritis, Septic arthritis may present as polyarticular arthritis in a minority of patients.  Fevers and rigors are present in the majority of cases but thei...

    Reactive Arthritis Professional

    Reactive Arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis . Septic arthritis . Investigations Once arthritis is observed, microbial tests and blood or synovial fluid ...

    Psoriatic Arthritis Professional

    Psoriatic Arthritis, Septic arthritis . Juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other causes of childhood arthritis. Investigations There are no 'clin...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Professional

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Signs of arthritis include: Symmetrical, distal, small joint arthritis involving the proximal interphalangeal, metacarpophalangeal, wrist, metatar...

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Conditions

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Juvenile psoriatic arthritis (2-15% of all cases of JIA) Arthritis occurs with psoriasis or arthritis plus at least two of: ...

    Biological Medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis Conditions

    Biological Medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis, What is rheumatoid arthritis? Arthritis means inflammation of joints. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common form o...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Lung Professional

    Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Lung, Lung disease is a well-recognised and important extra-articular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis. A study in New Zealand of patients recently ...

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Professional

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Synonyms: Still's disease, juvenile arthritis, juvenile chronic arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Juvenile idiopath...

    Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis Professional

    Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic disease. Early diagnosis of RA and effective treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic dr...

    Seronegative Arthropathies Professional

    Diseases belonging to the seronegative spondyloarthropathies' group include ankylosing spondylitis , Reiter's syndrome , enteropathic arthritis , psoriatic arthritis , B...

    Hot Swollen Joints Professional

    This scenario can occur with other pathologies and diagnosis may be particularly difficult in patients with pre-existing inflammatory arthritis. Consider septic arthritis in any pati...

    Anti-tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha (anti-TNF-alpha) Professional

    Treatment should be monitored using the Disease Activity Score-28 (DAS28) calculator and discontinued after six months if there is inadequate response to treatment. [ 6 ] One study found a reducti...

    Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition (Pseudogout) Conditions

    These include gout , infection (septic arthritis) , osteoarthritis  and rheumatoid arthritis .  What is the treatment for calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD)? ...

    Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition - including Pseudogout Professional

    OA with CPPD: this term is used where there is CPPD in a joint with OA changes sufficient to cause symptoms, Acute CPP crystal arthritis: self-limiting acute-onset arthritis cause...

    Joint Pain Conditions

    See separate leaflet called Rheumatoid Arthritis . Psoriatic arthritis : causes inflammation, pain, and swelling of joints in some people who have psoriasis. , patella pain olec...

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