This condition typically occurs in men older than 40 and primarily affects the big toe.
In this condition, affected joints tend to be red, swollen and tender or painful.
This condition can cause fatigue, flu-like symptoms and widespread pain, especially in the muscles. The pain can be aching, throbbing, burning or stabbing.
A red, scaly skin rash may precede or follow joint inflammation (especially in the fingers and toes) in this condition.
This condition primarily affects the spine, though it can also affect other joints, such as the knees.
This condition is diagnosed by removing synovial fluid from the affected joint and finding uric acid crystals.
This condition is diagnosed by testing for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) and anti-DNA antibodies among other things.
This condition differs from osteoarthritis in that joint pain most often occurs in the small joints (such as the fingers) and typically occurs on both sides of the body at the same time. Morning stiffness is common.
This condition is known to be caused by an infection.
This condition is often mistaken for Rheumatoid Arthritis.