What system is damaged by Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?
No system is really damaged by JRA. It causes mostly damage of the joints. Basically, in JRA, your immune system is attacking itself.
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There is not difference between arthritis and rheumatoid. Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of arthritis. There is a difference between osteoarthritis (the main form of arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear or trauma to a joint. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where your immune system begins to attack your joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that starts of by your own immune system causing damage to your joint and at times other parts of your body. If you have damaged joints as a result of this then it would be fair to assume that joints would be les capable of handling injury., however it would not worsen the actual condition"rheumatoid arthritis".
Which of these autoimmune disorders attacks the digestive system Crohn's diseas es rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis mostly just damages your joints. RA can also damage the Brain lungs, eyes, skin veins and arteries and many other parts of the body. RA is an autoimmune disease, the cause is as jut not known. there is treatment available to slow the progress of the disease but in 2011 there is still no cure.
The inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis is the immune system at work. the immune system in people with Rheumatoid arthritis is mistakenly under the impression that the cartilage that covers the ends of the bone in joints is a foreign object and as a result destroys it. This can be controlled to some degree and should be done as soon as possible to avoid as much damage to joints as possible as the damage is irreversible…
rheumatoid resembling rheumatism. arthritis [ahr-thri´tis] (pl. arthri´tides) inflammation of a joint. adj., adj arthrit´ic. The term is often used by the public to indicate any disease involving pain or stiffness of the musculoskeletal system. Arthritis is not a single disease, but a group of over 100 diseases that cause pain and limit movement. The most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by the formation of uric acid crystals in the joints, osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis where joints are damaged as a result of wear and tear or trauma. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks joints with inflammation, bringing about their destruction, These are the main forms of arthritis around, however there are over a hundred different forms of arthritis.
No. Inflammation of the bursae is the result of the bursae being damaged by some sort of trauma in most cases. the cause of Rheumatoid arthritis We have an autoimmune reaction that, in other words the immune system mistakenly attacs tissues of the joints and other parts of the body. As a mater of fact RA can cause the problem of swelling of the bursa but not the other way around.
Rheumatoid factor is an antibody that can be found in the immune system that can mistakenly turn on some of the tissues like connective tissues of the body. If a person seems to be suffering from multiple joint problems a rheumatoid factor check is often done in an effort to diagnose illnesses such as Rheumatoid arthritis. A high Rheumatoid factor may indicate rheumatoid arthritis if it coincides with certain other symptoms.
RA is rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the joints. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any part of the body. Lupus does not destroy joints, but it does cause pain and inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis does not cause lupus, but it is common to have more than one autoimmune disease in overlap.
RA does not cause a problem with the imune system it is the result of a problem with the imune system. The problem with rheumatiod arthritis is a malfunctioning imune system. chronic joint disease that damages the joints of the body. The damage is the result of inflammation of the joint lining tissue. Inflammation is usually in response to the body's immune system to "assaults" such as infections, wounds, and foreign objects. In rheumatoid arthritis…
Normally people that have RA have a what is referred to as rheumatoid factor in their blood. This can be higher or lower and is usually higher in those that have RA. Many people have rheumatoid factor but never show symptoms. However in some cases people present with what for intent and purpose is exactly the same disease as RA with no rheumatoid factor in their system and this is referred to as serum negative…
One does not die as a direct result of Rheumatoid Arthritis but can possibly die from the resulting weakened immune system and dangerous drugs used for controlling the disease. Organs are affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis include the skin,nervous system, eyes,lungs, heart, and blood among others can be adversely affected by Rheumatoid arthritis R A carries the possibility of developing Rheumatoid Vasculitis, or inflammation of the blood vessels. this disease is life-threatening andcan cause,skin ulcerations, infections…
There are no tests that determine arthritis. However there are certain physical reactions that may indicate that arthritis is among other things their cause. The first thing is imaging, xray to actually look at the joint after that arthritis is often the cause of inflammation, in the case of autoimmune disease like Rheumatoid arthritis there are test that look at the composition of blood that relate to the immune system such as rheumatoid factor, but…
Arthritis as such is not a terminal disease. However arthritis especially rheumatoid arthritis which is an immune system disease can lead to the development of other diseases that may be capable of killing you or the treatments used for various forms of arthritis can lead to death. However no one actually dies of arthritis.