Behçet’s Disease
Behcet's Mouth Ulcer. Image: Ahmet Altiner MD, Rajni Mandal MD - http://dermatology.cdlib.org/1611/articles/18_2009-10-20/2.jpg

Behçet’s Disease

  • Reading time:2 mins read

Introduction Behçet's Disease is a rare autoimmune disorder, causing the systemic inflammation of blood vessels. Most commonly seen in individuals of middle eastern origin, the condition is named after Turkish…

Continue Reading Behçet’s Disease
Charcot’s Joint
Charcot Arthopathy Presentation in left foot

Charcot’s Joint

  • Reading time:4 mins read

Introduction Charcot's Joint (aka Charcot's osteoarthropathy or Charcot's neuroarthropathy) is most commonly seen as a complication of diabetes, but is also sometimes seen with syphilis. It is the result of peripheral neuropathy.…

Continue Reading Charcot’s Joint

Comparison and Summary of Types of Arthritis

  • Reading time:4 mins read

Disease Signs and Symptoms Epidemiology Ix and Management Osteoarthritis Hands, Hips, Knees monoarthritis Signs Pain on joint movement, reduced range of movements. ‘Squaring of the hand’ – deformity of the…

Continue Reading Comparison and Summary of Types of Arthritis
Gout and Pseudogout
Classical gout appearance 1st MTP. This file is taken from wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Gout and Pseudogout

  • Reading time:10 mins read

Gout Introduction Gout is a type of crystal arthritis. The other main type of crystal arthritis is that in which calcium pyrophosphate crystals are formed (pseudogout). Gout is a disorder…

Continue Reading Gout and Pseudogout