Flashcards in Musculoskeletal Disorders Deck (69)
Auto-immune disease, causing chronic systemic inflammatory disease.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Inflammation recurs, synovial cells proliferate.
Granulation tissue from synovium spreads over articular capsule.
Eroded by enzymes from panes, panes also cuts off nutrients.
Panes between bone ends becomes fibrotic, limits movement.
Joint fixation and deformity.
Results from deposits of uric acid and rate crystals in the joint. Most common in men older than 40 years old.
Develops in a single joint.
Infections (Septic) Arthritis