When It May Not Be Rheumatoid Arthritis

Question 1 of 10

This condition typically occurs in men older than 40 and primarily affects the big toe.

ABursitis
BOsteoarthritis
CGout
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
ABursitis
BOsteoarthritis
CGout
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ENone of the above.
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Question 2 of 10

In this condition, affected joints tend to be red, swollen and tender or painful.

AGout
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CPseudogout
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
AGout
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CPseudogout
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ENone of the above.
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Question 3 of 10

This condition can cause fatigue, flu-like symptoms and widespread pain, especially in the muscles. The pain can be aching, throbbing, burning or stabbing.

AFibromyalgia
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CLyme Disease
DPolymyositis
AFibromyalgia
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CLyme Disease
DPolymyositis
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Question 4 of 10

A red, scaly skin rash may precede or follow joint inflammation (especially in the fingers and toes) in this condition.

APsoriatic Arthritis
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CLupus
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
APsoriatic Arthritis
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CLupus
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
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Question 5 of 10

This condition primarily affects the spine, though it can also affect other joints, such as the knees.

ARheumatoid Arthritis
BReiter's Syndrome
CAnkylosing Spondylitis
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
ARheumatoid Arthritis
BReiter's Syndrome
CAnkylosing Spondylitis
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
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Question 6 of 10

This condition is diagnosed by removing synovial fluid from the affected joint and finding uric acid crystals.

AOsteoarthritis
BGout
CPseudogout
DAll of the above.
ENone of the abovre.
AOsteoarthritis
BGout
CPseudogout
DAll of the above.
ENone of the abovre.
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Question 7 of 10

This condition is diagnosed by testing for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) and anti-DNA antibodies among other things.

ARheumatoid Arthritis
BLupus
CLyme Disease
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
ARheumatoid Arthritis
BLupus
CLyme Disease
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
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Question 8 of 10

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.

AGout
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CAnkylosing Spondylitis
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
AGout
BRheumatoid Arthritis
CAnkylosing Spondylitis
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
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Question 9 of 10

This condition is known to be caused by an infection.

ALupus
BPolymyositis
CReiter's Syndrome
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
ALupus
BPolymyositis
CReiter's Syndrome
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
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Question 10 of 10

This condition is often mistaken for Rheumatoid Arthritis.

ALupus
BLyme Disease
CFibromyalgia
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
ALupus
BLyme Disease
CFibromyalgia
DAll of the above.
ENone of the above.
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