What is rheumatoid arthritis?
Its is chronic systemic inflammatory disease which predominantly affects the synovial tissues and joints.
Juvenile and adult types
Psoriatic arthritis, Reiter's syndrome, SLE
Felty syndrome (rheumatoid arthritis, splenomegaly and neutropenia) ; Caplan syndrome (rheumatoid arthritis and pneumoconiosis)
Morning stiffness ; deformity of digits; rheumatoid factor positive.