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Shilpa Johri

Department of Rheumatoid Arthritis, India

  • Case Report   
    Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
    Author(s): Shilpa Johri*

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a prevalent autoimmune disorder that affects joints, causing pain, inflammation, and eventual joint damage. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of RA, delving into its etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and available treatment modalities. Despite the multifaceted nature of its origins, genetic predisposition, environmental triggers, and immunological factors collectively contribute to the development of RA. The immune system's attack on synovial tissues gives rise to chronic inflammation, leading to joint deformities and impaired functionality. Recognizing early symptoms, aided by diagnostic tools such as blood tests and imaging, is pivotal for prompt intervention. A range of treatment options, including medications physical therapy, lifestyle adjustments, and surgery, offer avenues for managing.. View More»

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