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What is Rheumatic conditions?

What is Rheumatic conditions?

Any condition that can cause joint pain. Rheumatic conditions are characterized by inflammation and reduced function ...more »

  • Rheumatic conditions: Any condition that affects ones joints.

Rheumatic conditions: Introduction

Types of Rheumatic conditions:

Types of Rheumatic conditions:

Broader types of Rheumatic conditions:

How many people get Rheumatic conditions?

Prevalance of Rheumatic conditions: nearly 43 Americans have arthritis or a rheumatic disease (CDC); 40 million people in the United States (NIAMS)
Prevalance Rate of Rheumatic conditions: approx 1 in 6,325,581 or 0.00% or 43 people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Rheumatic conditions: An estimated 40 million people in the United States have arthritis or other rheumatic conditions. By the year 2020, this number is expected to reach 59 million. Rheumatic diseases are the leading cause of disability among adults age 65 and older. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)

What causes Rheumatic conditions?

Causes of Rheumatic conditions: see causes of Rheumatic conditions
Risk factors for Rheumatic conditions: see risk factors for Rheumatic conditions

What are the symptoms of Rheumatic conditions?

Symptoms of Rheumatic conditions: see symptoms of Rheumatic conditions

Rheumatic conditions: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rheumatic conditions.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rheumatic conditions.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rheumatic conditions: Rheumatologist, Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rheumatic conditions.
Treatments for Rheumatic conditions: see treatments for Rheumatic conditions
Research for Rheumatic conditions: see research for Rheumatic conditions

Society issues for Rheumatic conditions


Hospitalization statistics for Rheumatic conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Rheumatic conditions:

  • 2.77% (353,146) of hospital episodes were for arthropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultations for arthropathy required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital episodes for arthropathies were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital episodes for arthropathies were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10% of hospital admissions for arthropathy required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for arthropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Physician office visit statistics for Rheumatic conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about physician office visits and Rheumatic conditions:
  • 21,458,000 people visited a physician’s office for rheumatism in the US 2001 (National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2001)
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Organs Affected by Rheumatic conditions:

Organs and body systems related to Rheumatic conditions include:

Name and Aliases of Rheumatic conditions

Main name of condition: Rheumatic conditions

Other names or spellings for Rheumatic conditions:

Rheumatic diseases, Rheumatic disorders, Joint conditions, Joint diseases, Joint disorders

Rheumatic conditions: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Rheumatic conditions:

 

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