Evergreen cypress

Silver Dust the Cypress
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2002-10-31 06:23:42 (UTC)

Rheumatoid arthritis(RA)

-autoimmune disease

-F M

-symptoms: joint swelling stiffness/pain 30mins in the
morning arthritis of hand and wrists joints symmetrical
arthritis happens for 6weeks --- can diagnosed as RA

-other non-joint symtoms: rheumatoid nodules, vasculitis,
dry eyes, pleuritis, pericarditis, neuropathy, Anaemia, etc

-cause: unknown, possibly infection autoantigen HLA-DR

-age gp: mostly 20sto 40s

-80% of patients are RF ve

-treatment: NSAIDs, DMARDs, corticosteriods, phisical
therapy, occupational therapy, etc