Which diseases commonly present with chronic polyarticular symptoms

Which diseases commonly present with chronic (persisting >6 weeks) polyarticular symptoms?

Pearl : Despite a long list of diseases causing polyarthritis, over 75% with inflammatory arthritis will have RA (30%), crystalline arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, or sarcoidosis. The vast majority with noninflammatory polyarthritis will have Osteoarthritis.

Diseases With Chronic Polyarticular Arthritis Symptoms

  • Inflammatory
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Systemic lupus erythematosus
    • Polyarticular gout
    • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    • Systemic sclerosis
    • Chronic (CPPD)
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Polymyalgia rheumatica
    • Vasculitis
    • Reactive arthritis
    • Enteropathic arthritis
    • Sarcoid arthritis
  • Noninflammatory
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Chronic CPPD
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Benign hypermobility syndrome

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