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inflammatory arthritis

[in¦flam·ə‚tȯr·ē ärth′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
A type of arthritis that is characterized by inflammation of tissues associated with joints; rheumatoid arthritis is the most common variety.
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Conventional radiography is the fundamental imaging method of inflammatory arthritis.
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Professor Alan Silman, medical director of Arthritis Research UK commented: "This study could have a tremendous impact on the understanding of the early stages of inflammatory arthritis and may help to improve diagnosis and provide better treatments for people living with this condition.
21) Our case involved a young woman with monoarticular involvement who had no history of acute inflammatory arthritis attacks.
Ms Hale said: "Being diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis or lupus, is an unsettling prospect for any patient, but the impact it can have on their children should not be underestimated.
Unlike the more common forms like osteoarthritis, patients with these forms of inflammatory arthritis - rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis - have much higher rates of mortality because the inflammation can spread through the body.
Women with both hypothyroidism and inflammatory arthritis have a nearly fourfold greater risk of developing heart disease, compared with controls.
When accompanied by inflammatory arthritis, the condition is known as psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--a disease gaining public attention with the diagnosis of professional golfer Phil Mickelson.
We hope that these tools will be useful to other networks involving conditions such as congenital heart disease, juvenile inflammatory arthritis, and chronic kidney disease," Margolis says.
65), (66) And in animal models of inflammatory arthritis, curcumin can produce a remarkable antigen-specific suppression of inflammation, meaning that only the dangerous inflammatory response is quenched, leaving healthier immune functions unaffected.
Among their topics are the Research and Education Foundations, a personal history of pediatric rheumatology, the College as a worldwide organization, changes in practice since 1975, genetics of the rheumatic diseases in the new millennium, the cellular regulation of autoimmunity, gout and other crystal-associated diseases, imaging in inflammatory arthritis, and ethical challenges of modern rheumatology.
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