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Types and Signs of Arthritis

Posted Sep 11 2009 4:57pm

There are over 100 types of Arthritis

Achilles tendinitis

Achondroplasia

Acromegalic arthropathy

Adhesive capsulitis

Adult onset Still's disease

Ankylosing spondylitis

Anserine bursitis

Arthritis of Ulcerative colitis

Avascular necrosis

Behcet's syndrome

Bicipital tendonitis

Blount's disease

Brucellar spondylitis

Bursitis

Calcaneal bursitis

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate

Caplan's syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Chondrocalcinosis

Chondromalacia patellae

Chronic recurrent multifocal
Osteomyelitis

Chronic synovitis

Churg-Strauss syndrome

Cogan's syndrome

Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis

Costosternal syndrome

CREST syndrome

Cryoglobulinemia

Crystal deposition disease

Degenerative joint disease

Dermatomyositis

Diabetic finger sclerosis

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

Discitis

Discoid lupus erythematosus

Disease of bone

Drug-induced lupus

Duchenne's muscular dystrophy

Dupuytren's contracture

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Enteropathic Arthritis

Epicondylitis

Erosive inflammatory Osteoarthritis

Exercise-induced compartment syndrome

Fabry's disease

Familial Mediterranean fever

Farber's lipogranulomatosis

Felty's syndrome

Fibromyalgia

Fifth's disease

Flat feet

Foreign body synovitis

Freiberg's disease

Fungal Arthritis

Gaucher's disease

Giant cell arteritis

Gonococcal Arthritis

Goodpasture's syndrome

Gout

Granulomatous arteritis

Hemarthrosis

Hemochromatosis

Henoch-Schonlein purpura

Hepatitis B surface antigen disease

Hip dysplasia

Hurler syndrome

Hypermobility syndrome

Hypersensitivity vasculitis

Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy

Immune complex disease

Impingement syndrome

Jaccoud's arthropathy

Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis

Juvenile dermatomyositis

Juvenile rheumatoid Arthritis

Kawasaki disease

Kienbock's disease

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

Linear scleroderma

Lipoid dermatoarthritis

Lofgren's syndrome

Lyme disease

Marfan's syndrome

Medial plica syndrome
Metastatic carcinomatous Arthritis

Mixed connective tissue disease

Mixed cryoglobulinemia

Mucopolysaccharidosis

Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis

Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia

Mycoplasmal Arthritis

Myofascial pain syndrome

Malignant synovioma

Neonatal lupus

Neuropathic arthropathy

Nodular panniculitis

Ochronosis

Olecranon bursitis

Osgood-Schlatter's disease

Osteoarthritis

Osteochondromatosis

Osteogenesis imperfecta

Osteomalacia

Osteomyelitis

Osteonecrosis

Osteoporosis

Overlap syndrome

Pachydermoperiostosis Paget's

Palindromic rheumatism

Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Pellegrini-Stieda syndrome

Pigmented villonodular synovitis

Piriformis syndrome

Plantar fasciitis

Polyarteritis nodosa

Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyositis

Popliteal cysts

Posterior tibial tendonitis

Pott's disease

Prepatellar bursitis

Prosthetic joint infection

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Psoriatic Arthritis

Raynaud's phenomenon

Reactive Arthritis/Reiter's syndrome

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome

Relapsing polychondritis

Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Rheumatic fever

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid vasculitis

Rotator cuff tendinitis

Sacroiliitis

Salmonella osteomyelitis

Sarcoidosis

Saturnine gout

Scheuermann's osteochondritis

Scleroderma

Septic Arthritis

Seronegative Arthritis

Shigella Arthritis

Shoulder-hand syndrome

Sickle cell arthropathy

Sjogren's syndrome

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Spinal stenosis

Spondylolysis

Staphylococcus Arthritis

Stickler syndrome

Subacute cutaneous lupus

Sweet's syndrome

Sydenham's chorea
Syphilitic Arthritis

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Takayasu's arteritis

Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Tennis elbow

Tietse's syndrome

Transient osteoporosis

Traumatic Arthritis

Trochanteric bursitis

Tuberculosis Arthritis

Undifferentiated connective tissue syndrome

Urticarial vasculitis

Viral Arthritis

Wegener's granulomatosis

Whipple's disease

Wilson's disease

Yersinial Arthritis


Signs of Arthritis


Some common symptoms and signs are listed below.

Gradual, subtle onset of deep aching joint pain that is worse after exercise or weight bearing and often relieved by rest
Morning stiffness
Joint grating with movement
Joint swelling
Limited movement
Joint pain in rainy weather
There may be no symptoms
Limited range of motion
Tenderness
Loss of joint space
Wearing down of the bone ends
Bone spurs
Decreased ability to walk
Decreased ability to perform activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, household chores or cooking

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