What Do You Know About Rheumatic Diseases?
What is a rheumatic disease? A rheumatic disease is an autoimmune and inflammatory condition that causes the body’s immune system to attack a person’s joints, muscles, bones, and organs.
There are about 30 rheumatic diseases and musculoskeletal conditions.1 Some include juvenile idiopathic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and Raynaud's. It is estimated that by 2040, 78 million US adults would be diagnosed with a rheumatic condition.2
For this Rheumatic Awareness Month, we wanted to shed some light on our rheumatic communities with this small quiz!
Start the rheumatic disease quiz!
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with lupus.
What part of the body does RA inflammation affect?
Fatigue is not a symptom of psoriatic arthritis.
According to results from the 2019 Ankylosing Spondylitis In America survey, what percentage of people saw more than 1 doctor to get their AS diagnosis?
Which of the following conditions is not a rheumatic condition?
There are ___ different types of lupus and a condition known as pre-lupus.
Bonus: In the 2019 Rheumatoid Arthritis In America Survey, what percentage of people with seronegative RA were misdiagnosed before receiving an RA diagnosis?
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Which allergies do you live with? (Select all that apply)