The term arthritis describes inflammation of the joints and is used to refer to a large number of disorders that affect the joints. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. Symptoms include pain, stiffness, swelling, redness, and decreased range of motion in the affected joint.
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- Nancy Garrick, Deputy Director (April 14, 2017). "Arthritis". National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
- "What Is Arthritis?". arthritis.org. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
- "Arthritis - Symptoms and causes". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
- Driver, Catherine Burt; STÖPPLER, Melissa Conrad. "Early Signs and Symptoms of Arthritis, Treatment, Types, Causes, Definition & Diet". eMedicineHealth. Retrieved February 2, 2019.