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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and damage throughout your body, making the body weak. It is a chronic inflammatory disease which if left untreated, can spread through numerous body systems including skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels.
The primary reason for the occurrence of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the body is due to a malfunctioning in which the immune system begins to attack the body tissues. Rheumatoid arthritis causes severe impact like affecting the lining of joints, painful swelling with consequences like bone erosion and joint deformity.
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A new syndrome is affecting the children and teenagers in 2020. It is a severe condition called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). It has a connection to COVID-19 coronavirus disease. Hence, this is a disease you need to take seriously. The U.S. disease control centre CDC recently recognized a new syndrome in children and teens. It is a critical issue and ignorance of this pediatric inflammatory, multisystem syndrome or PIMS, can turn fatal for the affected children. The term MIS-C was first identified in April 2020, as a condition that leads to inflammation in different organs of the body. It can affect organs like heart, kidneys, digestive system, skin, blood vessels, brain or eyes. At present, MISC is rare, and recovery is possible with proper medical treatment.