Joint Pathology


No clinical swelling
Joint pain

Inflammatory arthralgia

Pain at rest
Awaking at night
Early morning stiffness >30 minutes
No clinical swelling

Contact your rheumatologist in case of doubt about presence of arthritis


Signs of inflammation
Joint swelling
Awaking of pain at night
Early morning stiffness (>30min)

Pain at rest Multiple joints may be affected

In case of preexisting autoimmunity contact the organ specialist who treats the autoimmune disorder