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What disease causes inflamed joints?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Inflamed joints

There are many types of inflammatory arthropathies.
The most common one you may have heard of is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can also cause an inflamed, swollen joint.

In brief: Inflamed joints

There are many types of inflammatory arthropathies.
The most common one you may have heard of is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can also cause an inflamed, swollen joint.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 4 kinds

Degeneration (osteoarthritis), autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, infections like lyme and parvovirus, and crystals like gout and pseudogout.
Rarely others like bleeding or tumors.

In brief: 4 kinds

Degeneration (osteoarthritis), autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, infections like lyme and parvovirus, and crystals like gout and pseudogout.
Rarely others like bleeding or tumors.
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