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Possible Rule Outs For PolyArthritis - Rule Outs

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List of current finding(s):

Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Arthropathy, reactive (post-infectious)
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Osteoarthropathy, hypertrophic primary
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Acromegalic arthropathy
Reference to Organ System
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy/pulmonic
Definition

It is painful inflammation of a joint or joints of the body, usually producing heat and redness. There are many kinds of arthritis. In its various forms, arthritis disables more people than any other chronic disorder. The condition can be brought about by nerve impairment, increased or decreased function of the endocrine glands, or degeneration due to age. In fact, most people over the age of 50 show some signs of arthritis.

frequently, it is caused by autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoritic arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus but may also be caused by certain infections and cancers as well as other conditions

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