Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Introduction The Raynaud phenomenon – RP – (also Reynaud’s Syndrome, Raynaud’s disease or simply Reynaud’s) is a vascular condition whereby there is excessive arterial vasoconstriction, most commonly in the hands, in response to cold...

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Reactive Arthritis

Reiter’s Syndrome aka Reactive arthritis This acute form of spondyloarthritis is associated with STI’s and acute diarrhoea. Usually occurs shortly after the initial infection, although it is still an autoimmune reaction. Aetiology Associated with...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Introduction RA is a type of inflammatory arthritis. Other examples include seronegative spondyarthritides, reactive arthritis, lyme arthritis, crystal arthritis and postviral arthritis. Features of inflammatory arthritis Pain and stiffness worse in the morning and...

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