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What is the cause of rheumatoid athritis?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Genetics and enviro

Ra is an autoimmune disease that is partly genetic and is thought to be triggered by enviromental factors most of which are unknown.

In brief: Genetics and enviro

Ra is an autoimmune disease that is partly genetic and is thought to be triggered by enviromental factors most of which are unknown.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Dr. Tracy Lovell
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Auto-immunity

Rheumatoid arthtiris is one of a group of poorly understood auto-immune disorders.
A combination of heredity and environment, sometimes prompts the body to act agaisnt its own tissues resulting in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis etc.

In brief: Auto-immunity

Rheumatoid arthtiris is one of a group of poorly understood auto-immune disorders.
A combination of heredity and environment, sometimes prompts the body to act agaisnt its own tissues resulting in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis etc.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank
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