• 31 AUG 20
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    Psoriatic Arthritis ( PsA )

    What is psoriatic arthritis? PsA is a type of inflammatory arthritis and an autoimmune disease. PsA is a chronic disease characterized by inflammation of the skin and joints. The onset of psoriatic arthritis generally occurs in the fourth and fifth decades of life. Males and females are affected equally. No one knows what causes PsA

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    • 02 SEP 20
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    Pseudogout: Patient Information

    What is Pseudogout? Pseudogout also called Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease (CPPD disease). Pseudogout is a joint disease that can cause attacks of arthritis. Like gout, the condition involves the formation of crystals in the joints. What is the cause of Pseudogout? Pseudogout is caused by the collection of salt called calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD).

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    • 02 SEP 20
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    Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR ): Patient Information

    What is polymyalgia rheumatica? Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes inflammation of large muscles. PMR mainly affects people over the age of 50.About 1 in 1,000 people over the age of 50 develop PMR each year. Women are three times more likely to be affected than men. What causes PMR? The cause of

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    • 01 SEP 20
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    Pain in Tail Bone (Coccydynia)

      What does the coccyx do? The coccyx is sometimes referred to as the ‘tail bone’ because it is the last remaining part of the full tail that belonged to our ape-like ancestors. The coccyx is located just above the cleft in the buttocks, and it curves forwards so that it points towards the front

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