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fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia
People with fibromyalgia have widespread pain, aches and stiffness in muscles and joints throughout the body along with unusual tiredness.

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giant cell arteritis
Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis)
Giant cell arteritis, also called temporal arteritis, is a disease in which the smaller blood vessels that supply the eye, scalp and face become inflamed and narrowed.

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gout
Gout
Gout is a disorder characterized by too much uric acid in the blood and tissues. In gout, crystals of uric acid are deposited in the joints, where they cause a type of arthritis called gouty arthritis.

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infectious arthritis
Infectious Arthritis
Infectious arthritis is joint pain, soreness, stiffness and swelling caused by an infectious agent such as by bacteria, viruses or fungi.

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muscular dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic (inherited) conditions that cause the body's muscles to deteriorate slowly over time, and become increasingly weak.

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osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage (which normally cushions the joint and protects it from impact) erodes.

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osteoporosis
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a bone disorder. The bones become thinner, lose their strength, and are more likely to break.

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Paget's disease of bone
Paget's Disease of Bone
In Paget's disease, more bone breaks down than usual and more new bone forms than usual. These changes in the bone can lead to bone enlargement and deformity.

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polymyalgia rheumatica
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Polymyalgia rheumatica is a form of arthritis. It causes pain in the joints and muscles of the lower back, thighs, hips, neck, shoulder and upper arms, and other parts of the body.

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myositis
Myositis Overview
Myositis is the medical term for muscle inflammation. In myositis, inflammation damages the fibers of a muscle.

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pseudogout
Pseudogout (CPPD)
Pseudogout is a form of arthritis triggered by deposits of calcium crystals (calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate) in the joints. It is also called calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPDD).

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reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a painful and long-lasting condition.

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rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is a musculoskeletal condition characterized by synovitis, inflammation of the membranes that line the body's joints.

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scleroderma
Scleroderma
Scleroderma is a poorly understood illness that causes widespread hardening of the skin, especially on the hands and face. It also can damage the lungs, heart, kidneys, digestive tract, muscles and joints.

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systemic lupus erythematosus
Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
Lupus is thought to develop when your body's immune system mistakenly attacks the body's own tissues rather than protecting them from outside invaders.

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tendonitis
Tendonitis
Tendons are tough, flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. When tendons become inflamed, irritated or suffer microscopic tears, the condition is called tendonitis.


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