Polyarthritis

72yr old male patient presented with polyarthritis for last 1.5 months involving elbow joint, MCP joint, PIP joint, DIP joint of hands, ankle joint and other small joints of foot. Pain tenderness and swelling present over affected joints. Has had 3 such similar episodes in past involving joints of hands and foot, over last 2 yrs which subsided over few days on taking ayurvedic medications as described by him. CRP is 49 RA factor Neg Total count - 15200, rest CBC normal. Uric acid - 11.3mg/dl .

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IT'S A..CASE OF.. POLYARTHRITIS..WITH.. ELEVATED LEVELS OF URIC ACID.. SUGGESTIVE OF.. ? GOUTY ARTHRITIS..
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Hyperuricemia.gouty arthritis.still,anti CCP should be done.
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Rheumatoid arthritis Gouty arthritis Osteoarthritis
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RA DD GOUT Aspiration of fluid from joint and exam for crystals suggested ACCP, and ANA profile suggested, though he is a male patient . Treatment with DMARD, and Zyloric or febuxistat
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treament of ra in ayurveda is better then in modern. Medicines like panchkol churna, ajmodadi churna, aamvatari ras are used to treat amavata.
A case of polyarthritis with increased level of uric acid suggestive of gout arthritis? Kft is needed to be done.
Clinically look like RA Rheumatology consultation DMARD may help Physiotherapy
Gouty arthritis.rule out RA .Check esr and anti ccp as advised by dr Paul.
History of morning stiffness? Check esr anticcp
Gouty arthritis With severe poly arthritis
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