Arthritis

Types of Arthritis Archives - Arthritis

Arthritis of the Talonavicular Joint

The talonavicular joint exists in the foot (on the top). It is one of the three joints that exist in the hind foot. The talonavicular […]

What is Löfgren Syndrome?

Löfgren syndrome is a sub-type and an acute form of sarcoidosis and one of the main symptoms of this syndrome is arthritis. Europeans, especially Scandinavians […]

What is Neuropathic Arthritis?

Neuropathic arthritis is a degenerative joint condition, especially in the weight-bearing joints. It can in fact be considered as osteoarthritis, but this one is caused […]

What is Acromioclavicular Arthrosis?

Acromioclavicular arthrosis is an arthritic condition that affects the acromioclavicular or the AC joint in the shoulder. This is the reason that this condition is […]

Plant Thorn Arthritis – A Form of Monoarthritis

  Plant thorn arthritis   is a type of monoarthritis , meaning, a type of arthritis that affects only a single joint. Also referred to […]

What is Chondrocalcinosis?

Chondrocalcinosis or calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease (CPDD)   is an acute form of arthritis and a rheumatoid disorder. Crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate get deposited […]

Post Traumatic Arthritis

Post traumatic arthritis is a curable form of arthritis that can occur following an injury like a fracture or dislocation to the hands or feet. […]

What is Crohn’s Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Crohn’s arthritis is a side effect of the chronic inflammatory bowel disorder, Crohn’s disease. A person suffering from this disease has 25 percent risk of […]

What is Distal Interphalangeal Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Distal interphalangial (DIP) arthritis is the best known manifestation of psoriatic arthritis of the hand. Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of […]

What is Arthritis Mutilans – Symptoms and Treatment

Arthritis Mutilans is a very severe but rare form of arthritis where it destroys the bone and cartilage in the joints, leading to deformation of […]

What is Oligoarthritis – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

The causes of arthritis are not known yet. One in every 1000 children belonging to the age group of 0-16 years can develop this condition. […]

What is Lyme Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Lyme arthritis (LA) develops in 60 percent people untreated for Lyme disease. Its chronic form affects 10 percent of such people. A tick-borne bacteria known […]

What is Muscle Arthritis?

The medical term for muscle tissue inflammation is myositis. Dermatomyositis is one form of muscle arthritis. Without the accompanying rash, it is called polymyositis. Myositis […]

What is Polyarticular Arthritis?

This is a kind of rheumatoid arthritis that causes swelling and pain in numerous joints. It can affect both adults and children. Generally, bigger joints […]

What is Erosive Osteoarthritis

Erosive Osteoarthritis is considered as subtype of osteoarthritis whose symptoms are prominent in hands. In this disease, the joint closest to the the fingertips of […]