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Disease Arthritis, Rheumatoid

Name Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Synonyms RA | Rheumatoid Arthritis | RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
Definition A chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures. Etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Immune system disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D001172
OMIM® ID 180300
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Joint Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
4. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Autoimmune Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Caplan Syndrome
  Felty Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Palindromic rheumatism
  Rheumatoid Nodule
  Rheumatoid Vasculitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Sj√∂gren-Mikulicz syndrome
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  Still's Disease, Adult-Onset Has associated chemicals Has associated genes