We are going to share today is what national day ? World Arthritis Day is celebrated on October 12. With many inflammatory diseases, arthritis is a common condition, and its prevalence increases with age. An update on the most common manifestations of this pathology, its different forms, its causes and its diagnosis. Arthritis is a disease that affects more women.
World Arthritis Day October 12
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease (that is, a result of an immune system dysfunction ), progressive and chronic. It is characterized by inflammation and then destruction of the cartilage of the bone and tendons. Each crisis is likely to generate joint damage. The sex distribution shows 75% of women.
A day to improve knowledge
Improving the knowledge and management of arthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis , is the goal of this global day around this chronic disabling disease, which is often diagnosed too late.