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Types of Arthritis

Learn about the different types of arthritis and how each type of arthritis can be treated differently. Knowing the type of arthritis will better help you manage your symptoms.
  1. Gouty Arthritis
  2. Osteoarthritis (3)
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (3)

What are the different types of arthritis?
Arthritis is the word used to describe inflammation of a joint. The most common cause of arthritis is due to wear and tear arthritis or osteoarthritis. Other cause of arthritis include rheumatoid arthritis, gout, infections, and other conditions.

Chondrolysis is a condition that occurs when there is sudden, severe damage to joint cartilage. This condition leads to the destruction of the normal cartilage lining of a joint. Ultimately, chondrolysis leads to a rapidly progressing, severe arthritis.

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