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1

RF

Genetic
Gender
Horms
Smoking
Infec
Env
Winter

2

Px

Swell, red, warm, nodules, pain, stiff
Tendon rupt
Wl
Sweating
Dry eyes
Pulm fibrosis, pleural inv, brinchiolitis, CP
CP, pericardial inv, fibrosis, valve probs
Amyloidosis
Hepatomegaly
Dep
Skin ulcer

3

Ix

Bloods- ESR, CRP, FBC, LFT, uric acid, RF, anti CCP
XR- swell soft tiss, osteopenia, eros, loss jnt sp.

4

Mx

Exercise
Physio, OT
Analgesia
Hydrocortisone, prednisolone
DMARD- azathioprine, ciclosporin, hydrochloroquine, methotrexate.
Infliximab, adalimumab
Arthroscopy, arthroplasty.