Rheumatology

Rheumatoid arthritis: ARA Criteria and Clinical features

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) occurs world wide in all ethnic groups and peak incidence is in the fifth decade.

CRITERIA

The following are the revised criteria of American Rheumatology Association (ARA), for diagnosing RA:

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5

Monoarthritis: causes

"GHOST"

  • Gout
  • Hemarthroses
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sepsis
  • Trauma

 

 

 

3

Arthritis: Causes

 "HINTS"

  • Hemorrhage (due to trauma/hemophilia)
  • Inflammatory (rhematoid arthritis, crystals due to gout, psoriasis)
  • Noninflammatory (osteoarthritis)
  • Trauma/Tumour
  • Septic arthritis

 

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