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Flashcards in Cortext: Rheumatology Concepts Deck (3):
1

What does "arthralgia" mean?

Pain in a joint

2

What are the two main categories of arthritis?

Inflammatory arthritis
Non-inflammatory arthritis ( commonly osteoarthritis)

3

What two categories can inflammatory arthritis be divided into?

Sero-positive arthritis (incl. RA and connective tissue disease)

Sero-negative (many different types, incl. Reactive arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis etc)