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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis


Rheumatoid arthritis, also called rheumatoid disease, is a disease that is characterized by chronic swelling of the joints. The inflammation does also appear in other organs of the body. This disease mainly affects the synovial joints. The exact cause of rheumatoid arthritis is unknown but most medical and scientific researchers have long suspected infectious agents like viruses and bacteria may play a role in the disease. It is however characterized as an autoimmune disease.
Rheumatic arthritis occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body

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