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What is polyarthritis?

polyarthritis

QUICK FACTS ABOUT POLYARTHRITIS: 
  • It is any type of arthritis which involves 5 or more joints simultaneously
  •  It is usually associated with autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, amyloidosis, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus erythematosus.
  • It may be experienced at any age
  • It is found in both men and women
  • It can also be caused by infection with an alphavirus such as chikungunya virus and Ross River virus. This condition is termed alphavirus polyarthritis syndrome.
Polyarthritis for medical professionals:

MEDICAL ARTICLE: Inflammatory Polyarthritis in the Older Adult


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