Other Types of Arthritis, inflammatory and
Degenerative joint disease - is a
non-infectious, progressive disorder of the weight bearing joints
Discitis - disc space infection, is an inflammatory lesion of the intervertebral disc that occurs in adults but more commonly in childrenDiscoid lupus erythematosus - a disease in which coin-shaped (discoid) red bumps appear on the skin.
Drug-Induced Lupus Erythematosus - Drug-induced lupus erythematosus is a side-effect of long-term use of certain medications
DUCHENNE AND BECKER MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES - genetic disorders characterized by progressive muscle wasting and weakness that begin with microscopic changes in the muscle
Dupuytrens Contracture - a fairly common condition that occurs when the connective tissue (fascia) under the skin begins to thicken and shorten. As the tissue tightens,
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome - refers to a group of disorders linked by genetic defects that affect collagen structure and function
Elephantiasis is a vivid and accurate term for the syndrome it describes: the gross (visible) enlargement of the arms, legs, or genitals to elephantoid size.
Enteropathic Arthritis - commonly involves only a few or a limited number of joints and may closely follow the bowel condition
Epicondylitis or tennis elbow - an inflammation of several structures of the elbow
Erosive osteoarthritis - a disease entity which is most common in middle-aged females. The disease is characterized by acute articular attacks resembling rheumatoid arthritisExercise-induced Compartment Syndrome - Exercise related inflammatory problem
Fabry disease - a fat storage disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme involved in the biodegradation of lipids
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) - an inherited disorder characterized by recurrent, acute attacks of intense pain, lasting two to three days, usually in the abdomen, chest, or joints
Farber disease - autosomal recessive disorder due to the defective enzymatic activity of acid ceramidaseis
Feltys syndrome - a variant of rheumatoid arthritis
Fingertip injury covers cuts, accumulation of blood (hematoma), bone breakage, or amputation in the fingertip.
Flat Feet -- Little or no arch in the feetFreiberg's disease - ossification process in the metatarsal bones of the feet
Fungal Arthritis - An inflammation of a joint caused by a fungal infection.
Ganglion is a small, usually hard bump above a tendon or in the capsule that encloses a joint
Ganglionic cyst is a bump or mass that forms under the skin.
Gaucher disease -or Gaucher's disease a rare genetic disorder that results in accumulation of fatty molecules called cerebrosides
Giant cell arthritis - Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a condition in which certain arteries become inflamedGonococcal arthritis - A gonococcal infection, usually of a single joint (in 90% to 95% of cases), that occurs during an infection with gonorrhea. Goodpasture's syndrome - An uncommon and life-threatening hypersensitivity disorder believed to be an autoimmune process related to antibody formation in the body
Gout - a form of acute arthritis that causes severe pain and swelling in the joints
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) causes progressive muscle weakness and paralysis (the complete inability to use a particular muscle or muscle group)
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