• Arthritis of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    One year ago - By Healio

    Arthritis is a broad descriptive term for inflammation and possible damage to joints due to a variety of possible etiologies. Clinically, it is characterized by joint pain, tenderness, limitation of movement, crepitus, effusion and variable degrees of inflammation.Osteoarthritis , sometimes termed degenerative arthritis, is the most common type. Other types result from infection, metabolic conditions, skeletal dysplasias, trauma and inflammatory arthritides (eg, rheumatoid arthritis [RA] and psoriatic arthritis), crystalline deposition disease, and neuropathic disorders.
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