Diseases and Conditions

There are more than 100 rheumatic diseases, including degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis, inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases such as lupus. These pages are designed to help patients and caregivers learn more about common rheumatic diseases and conditions and provide tips for living well with rheumatic disease.

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This disease information is for general education only. Please consult a qualified health care provider.

A

Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)

Antiphospholipid Syndrome

C

Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition (CPPD)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cryopyrin-Associated Autoinflammatory Syndrome (CAPS) (Juvenile)

D

Dermatomyositis (Juvenile)

F

Familial Mediterranean Fever (Juvenile)

Fibromyalgia

G

Giant Cell Arteritis

Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis

Gout

Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (Wegener's)

H

HCV & Rheumatic Diseases

HIV & Rheumatic Diseases

Hypermobility (Juvenile)

Hyperimmunoglobulin D Syndrome (Juvenile)

I

Inflammatory Myopathies

J

Juvenile Arthritis

L

Localized Scleroderma (Juvenile)

Lupus

Lyme Disease

M

Metabolic Myopathies

O

Osteoarthritis

Osteonecrosis

Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)

Osteoporosis

P

Paget's Disease of Bone

PFAPA (Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis Syndrome) (Juvenile)

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Psoriatic Arthritis

R

Raynaud's Phenomenon

Reactive Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

S

Scleroderma

Sjögren's Syndrome

Spinal Stenosis

Spondyloarthritis

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Juvenile)

T

Takayasu's Arteritis

Tendinitis & Bursitis

Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome (Juvenile)

V

Vasculitis