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Graduate Medical Education; Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

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Musculoskeletal Diseases | Rheumatology


Arthritis means inflammation of the joint. Symptoms of arthritis includes pain, swelling, redness, stiffness and loss of motion of the involved joint. Wrist arthritis can affect multiple functions of daily life and hence acknowledging its causes, seeking proper diagnosis, and finding effective long-term treatments are necessary to avoid disability.


arthritis, wrist

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Akhondi H, Panginikkod S. Wrist Arthritis. [Updated 2018 Nov 14]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2018 Jan-.Available from:

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