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Posted on 13. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
Psoriasis is a skin disease in which patients have dry, red and scaly skin rashes that can occur on any part of the body. Between 5-20% of patients with psoriasis may develop an associated arthritis. Arthritis means inflamed joint. A normal joint consists of two cartilage-covered bone surfaces that glide smoothly against one another. In [...]
Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by Annie.
Just as many different kinds of arthritis exist, many different causes also exist, and some of them are still unknown. But in general, scientists have found that certain factors can contribute to the development of joint problems.
Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by Annie.
Gout accounts for about 5 percent of all cases of arthritis and is one of the most painful rheumatic diseases. It results from deposits of needle-like crystals of uric acid in the connective tissue, joint spaces, or both. These deposits lead to inflammatory arthritis, which causes swelling, redness, heat, pain, and stiffness in the joints. [...]