See separate article for Autoimmune Diseases.
Rheumatic diseases are characterised by inflammation that affects the connective tissues and supporting structures of the body – most commonly the joints, but also tendons, ligaments, bones and muscles. Some even affect the organs. These diseases may ultimately cause loss of function in the affected body parts.
Most conditions occur when the immune system goes awry and attacks the body’s own seemingly healthy tissues. The cause usually remains unknown and the resulting disorder is described as “autoimmune” in nature.
Rheumatic diseases include arthritis, which literally means “joint inflammation” and itself encompasses more than 100 different conditions. Those that primarily affect the spine are considered spondyloarthropathies.
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