Tendonitis - that destroys articular cartilages o scar...

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Tendonitis: Arthritis: inflammation within or around a joint - Osteoarthritis: chronic; results from excessive breakdown of articular cartilage o o up cartilage - Rheumatoid Arthritis: chronic; autoimmune disease o begins with inflammation of synovial membranes, which thickens into a pannus
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Unformatted text preview: that destroys articular cartilages o scar tissue forms & ossifies, fusing bone ends (ankylosis) o treatments include antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, & immunosuppressants- Gouty Arthritis: uric acid crystals deposit in soft tissues of joints; inflammation results ; may have genetic basis; treatments include anti-inflammatories & avoidance of alcohol...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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