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Arthritis: Home

Terms

Used for:

  • Arthritides
  • Joints—Inflammation

Narrower terms:

  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chondromalacia patellae
  • Gout
  • Infectious arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Periarthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spondyloarthropathies

Broader terms:

  • Inflammation
  • Joints—Diseases

Title

Arthritis

 

Scope Note

Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint. The term is often used by the public to indicate any disease involving pain or stiffness of the musculoskeletal system. Arthritis is not a single disease, but a group of over 100 diseases that cause pain and limit movement. The most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

[Quoted from:http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/arthritis]

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