Hand Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Signs and Symptoms - rheumatoid arthritis in thumb

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Thumb arthritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic rheumatoid arthritis in thumb


Thumb arthritis can cause severe pain, swelling, and decreased strength and structure and function of cartilage, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis is considered a systemic disease. Fingers shifting away from the direction of the thumb (see Figure 2); Swelling and inflammation of the.

Using your thumb a lot can lead to osteoarthritis pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is another type of arthritis that can develop in the basal joint.