Rheumatoid arthriti2

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Rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally it affects synovial joints. Symptoms The commonest physical symptoms of RA include:- Aches and pains (worse in the morning) Joint stiffness (worse in the morning) Generalised fatigue Weight loss Tiredness It is characterised by painful swelling of the small joints of the hands, feet, wrists, ankles, knees and cervical spine. The joints affected tend to have a bilateral distribution. Joints affected are typically red, hot and tender. As the condition progresses cartilage, bone and ligament damage occurs, producing the deformities typically seen in long standing, destructive arthritis. Specific deformities include:-
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