The Different Kinds of Arthritis

Noninflammatory
Noninflammatory types of arthritis can include:
 
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot joint)
  • Acute rheumatic fever (sometimes this is included in the inflammatory type)
  • Ochronosis.
     
Inflammatory
Inflammatory types of arthritis can include:
 
 
 
Infectious
Infectious arthritis is a general term used to describe forms that are caused by germs, such as bacteria or viruses.
 
There are several types of infectious arthritis. The most common type is septic arthritis, which is caused by certain types of bacteria. A few other types include:
 
(Click Infectious Arthritis Causes for more information, including specific bacterial, viral, and fungal causes.)
 
Hemorrhagic
Hemorrhagic types of arthritis are caused by blood in the joint. Some conditions known to cause this type include:
 
 
(Click Types of Arthritis for more information.)
 
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