Patient discussion about arthritic
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Q. What types of arthritis are there?
I am familiar with several types of arthritis, for instance R.A or ostheoarthritis. Are there more types?
|A1||Arthritis is a symptom that can occur on its own as part of a known disease such as RA, osteoarthritis or Gout, and can also happen as a part of other complex of symptoms involving the joints in other diseases such as: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis and so on. Other diseases can mimic arthritis for instance: osteoporosis or multiple myeloma.|
|A2||There are primary and secondary forms of arthritis. Primary types include: Osteoarthritis , Rheumatoid arthritis , Septic arthritis , Gout and pseudogout , Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Still's disease and Ankylosing spondylitis. Secondary arthritis to other diseases: Lupus erythematosus , Henoch-Schönlein purpura, Psoriatic arthritis, Reactive arthritis, Haemochromatosis, Hepatitis , FMF, Inflammatory bowel disease and more.|
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