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What Do You Know About Rheumatic Diseases?

Last updated: September 2023

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

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For this Rheumatic Awareness Month, we wanted to shed some light on our rheumatic communities with this small quiz!

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Women are more likely to be diagnosed with lupus.

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What part of the body does rheumatoid arthritis inflammation affect?

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Fatigue is not a symptom of psoriatic arthritis.

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What is the average time it takes for a person to get an axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) diagnosis?

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Which of the following conditions is not a rheumatic condition?

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There are ___ different types of lupus and a condition known as pre-lupus.

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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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