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Rheumatoid Arthritis - Explained With Pictures


Updated June 02, 2014

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Rheumatoid Arthritis - Knee Joint
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Explained With Pictures
With rheumatoid arthritis, inflammation of the synovial lining causes swelling, pain, redness, warmth, and stiffness of the affected joint. The synovium begins to thicken and inflamed cells release enzymes that digest bone and cartilage. Joint damage and joint deformity may result causing limited range of motion and decreased function of the joint.

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