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what are the three types of arthritis?
- rheumatoid arthritis
- juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
what are the less inflammatory arthritis disorderS?
- neurogenic athropathy
a joint disorder that is uric acid crystal induced is what?
what is infectious arthritis MOST COMMONLYcaused by?
what reduces structural damage to joints?
what is a systemic disorder-genetic basis and involves immune-mediated inflammation?
who is 3 times more common to form spondylarthritis?
what is the term used to indicate arthritis affecting only a few joints?
what is the MOST COMMON joint disorder?
t/f the TMJ is affected, often PAINLESS with crepitation of osteoarthritis
what is the pharmacologic management for osteoarthritis?
- chrondroitin sulfate
what is a painless form of arthritis?
the clicking of the jaw opening and closing
the synovial fluid of inflamed joints contains elevated levels of __________
t/f corticosteroids are regarded as DMARDs because of complications associated with long-term use of steroids
FALSE! are NOT regarded
what does DMARD stand for?
disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs
what are the oral side effects of DMARD?
- mucosal ulceration (mucositis)
- gingival hyperplasia
- lupus erythematosus
- steven-johnson syndrome
- recurrent herpetic lesions
what is the first metatarsophalangeal joint affected with acute attacks from gout?
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