inflammatory arthritis


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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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Gout is often known as one of the most painful types of inflammatory arthritis.
Symptoms associated with the beginning of inflammatory arthritis are often described as the 'S factor' - ie symptoms affecting the small joints of your hands and feet - stiffness, swelling, and pain when squeezing your joints.
Gout affects more than 1% of the population and is a widespread cause of inflammatory arthritis, affecting one or more joints in men over the age of 40.
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.
The clinic operates once a week to help patients suffering from early inflammatory arthritis.
Professor Ernest Choy, professor of rheumatology at Cardiff University, said: "The aim is to develop novel and more effective treatments for patients with inflammatory arthritis.
CT340 is a potent TrkA kinase inhibitor under development for the treatment of conditions in which TrkA kinase inhibition is indicated, including inflammatory arthritis and pain.
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.
For decades, rheumatoid factor (RF), IgG, IgA, and IgM auto-antibodies directed against the Fc portion of IgG have been considered the primary serologic marker for the diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis.
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.
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