A chronic disease that causes deterioration of articular cartilage and the formation of new bone( bone spurs) at the periphery of the joints. It is generally considered a primary disease in the elderly but can occur as a secondary condition among young people. Injury, occupation, obesity and genetics are among the factors that cause cartilage of a joint to wear out.
It is a type of pain of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in and around the joints.
With Pain, gout can cause swelling, redness,warmth and stiffness. Gout causes sudden joint pain and severe. Most often, gout affects one joint, but it is possible to affect few joints too.
It is an autoimmune disease. It is also an inflammatory type of arthritis that can lead to joint pain and redness, joint deformity and disability. Early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and early, aggressive treatment can help prevent joint damage and deformity.
It is traditionally known as arthritis of the spine, which is a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease that belongs to a group known as the spondyloarthopathies. Ankylosing spondylitis causes the spine to become rigid and fused, making it painful to move the neck and spine.