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    Juvenile Arthritis Introduction: About 300,000 children under the age of 16 are affected by Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (“Juvenile Arthritis”). Many people are aware of the disease often called “arthritis” which is commonly found in adults. Arthritis is an illness that causes swelling and stiffening of the joints. It wasn’t until just recently that doctors realized children could obtain this disease also. As it was more and more commonly found in children, the term “juvenile idiopathic arthritis” came about. The word “idiopathic” meaning “of unknown origin.” This term was given to children diagnosed at the age of sixteen and younger. The connection between Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is…

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    Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is an inflammation of the joints that is the result of the body’s own immune system attacking the joints (Peacock & Ostrov, 2000). Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is also known as juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) (Brescia, 2012). There are seven major types of JRA, which are: systemic JIA; oligoarthritis; polyarticular arthritis, rheumatoid factor negative; polyarticular arthritis, rheumatoid factor positive; psoriatic arthritis; enthesitis-related…

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    P1: Ankylosing spondylitis, or AS, is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease of the axial skeleton with a strong link to genetics, which mainly effects the joints of the spine and the sacroiliac joints of the pelvis. The strong genetic links sit with the HLA-B27 gene which has unusual properties in those with AS, and there is evidence to suggest that it may interact with the T cell receptors in association with CD4. Evidence suggests that AS has association with, not only the HLA-B27 gene,…

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    Meniscal Tears and Osteoarthritis are major issues among people in the United States especially among the older demographic, usually right around the age of 45 and older. It is an issue that affects over a million US citizens, leaving many problems with pain in their legs especially around there knees. Many people who have osteoarthritis often suffer from Meniscal tears as well. With such pain among them, most people look for assistance from a doctor. With the assistance of a doctor, the patient…

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    Gout Research Paper

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    Gout has been identified as early as 2640 BC by the ancient Egyptians, with famous suffers such as composer Ludwig van Beethoven, diplomate Benjamin Franklin, astronomer Galileo Galilei, and physicist Isaac Newton and known as the disease of kings due to prevalence of an indulgent lifestyle, such as consumption of alcohol, fructose-sweetened drinks, meat and other rich foods lead to risk factors of gout. Gout is caused by an excesses amount of uric acid being deposited in needle-like structures…

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    Arthralgia Research Paper

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    The joints in a human body are the essential parts dependable for the cause of a movement. It's that region of the physique where two bones meet, to enable actions to the complete physique. Arthralgia or joint agony, as is typically recognized is the designated, which outcome from some injury or agony in and across the joints. The joints delivering for the action amenities in human are particularly sensitive to external accidents, which usually result in intent immense anguish. From our study…

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    Apollonia Hypothesis

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    Skeletal remains from Lofkënd, Corinth, Epidamnus, and Apollonia were examined to determine if the null hypothesis of changes in physical activity levels, as evidenced by osteoarthritis in human skeletons is correct. This research will test the null hypothesis that physical activity levels, as evidenced by osteoarthritis in human skeletons, remained constant at Epidamnus, and Apollonia, Albania during Greek colonial expansion (620 BCE-229 BCE). The assemblages for each site was first divided…

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    Ting, a twelve-year-old Chinese immigrant female, is medically diagnosed with Proteus syndrome. She has soft tissue masses in her chest and neck, a malformed mastoid bone, a brain tumor, a nonmalignant abdominal tumor, a neurogenic bladder, and musculoskeletal deformities. Additionally, her face, head, and digits are asymmetrical, her legs are of unequal length, and she has a gastrostomy feeding tube. At age 2 years she developed a brain infection, resulting in developmental delays and seizures.…

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    the last two days. In addition to this, she also stated that she has not sleep for the last two days. On examination her toe appears red and swollen and warm to touch. Also, during palpation throbbing pulsation can be felt. According to Annie she cannot bear weight on her right foot. According to past medical history Anne has been diagnosed with gout. Her LFT report is normal but uric acid level is high. Gout can be defined as a common form of inflammatory arthritis, a condition affecting the…

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    includes the epidemiology of osteoarthritis (OA) and its biological changes, the health needs associated with osteoarthritis in the Waitemata district health board population, and a policy and service that is involved in reducing the health need. OA is one of the most common types of arthritis and is a degenerative joint disease. It is a leading cause of pain and disability problems for middle to elderly people (Hunter & Felson, 2006). The deterioration of the joint is caused by a process which…

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