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Slide13 - Rheumatism A pain and stiffness of skeletal and...

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Unformatted text preview: - Rheumatism - A pain and stiffness of skeletal and muscular systems - Arthritis - All forms of rheumatism that damage articular cartilages of synovial joints - Osteoarthritis-Caused by wear and tear of joint surfaces, or genetic factors affecting collagen formation, generally in people over age 60 - Rheumatoid Arthritis-An inflammatory condition, caused by infection, allergy, or autoimmune disease, involves the immune system, any age - Gouty Arthritis - Occurs when crystals (uric acid or calcium salts) form within synovial fluid due to metabolic disorders ...
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