Results for: Rheumatoid

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What are rheumatoid nodules?

A rheumatoid nodule is a firm feeling swelling or lump which occurs within 2 years in about 5% of people once they are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis . And about 25% of (MORE)
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How was rheumatoid discovered?

Rheumatoid arthritis was first put forward as a disease in its own right by Heberden and Haygarth in the early 19th century.
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What are rheumatoid diseases?

Types of Rheumatoid Disorders . Rheumatism . Rheumatism is a non-specific term used to describe any painful disorder affecting the loco-motor system including joints, (MORE)
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What is rheumatoid arthrist?

It is not yet understood what the cause is for this disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. The body's immune system mistakenly identifies the synovial membr (MORE)
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What is Rheumatoid factor?

Results are usually reported in one of two ways:* Less than 40-60 u/mL* Less than 1:80 (1 to 80) titer A low number (normal result) usually means you do not have rheumatoid a (MORE)

What does rheumatoid arthritis do?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a result of a form of autoimmune disease. The immune system disorder leaves your body unable to determine clearly what is your own tissue and what coul (MORE)

How do you get rheumatoid arthirits?

At this stage it is not yet understood why or how a person ends up with RA. We know it is an Autoimmune diseaseand we also understand that it is often pased on from the parent (MORE)