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Which of the following is not an inflammatory arthritis?



A Gout
B Arthritis in Rheumatic Fever

C Osteoarthritis
D SLE

Ans. C Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a non inflammatory arthritis. It is type of degenerative arthritis. (Ref: H-18th edition, Pg-2843)

Example of inflammatory arthritis Example of non inflammatory

1. Infectious (Neisseria or mycobacterium)

2. Crystal induced (gout, pseudogout)

3. Immune mediated

a. Rheumatoid arthritis b. SLE

c. Reactive i.e. rheumatic fever, Reiter's syndrome

4. Idiopathic

1. Osteoarthritis (d/t ineffective repair)

2. Traumatic arthritis

3. Pigmented villonodularsynovitis (neoplastic)

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