An inflammatory process affecting a joint. Causes include infection, autoimmune processes, degenerative processes, and trauma. Signs and symptoms may include swelling around the affected joint and pain.

Symptoms of Rubella arthritis

The following features are indicative of Rubella arthritis:
  • fibrositis
  • myalgia
  • paresthesias
  • muscular weakness
  • joint pain
  • joint swelling

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Common Causes of Rubella arthritis

The following are the most common causes of Rubella arthritis:
  • Rubella virus
  • post immunization with the rubella vaccine

Risk Factors for Rubella arthritis

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Rubella arthritis:
  • females

Prevention of Rubella arthritis

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Rubella arthritis.

Occurrence of Rubella arthritis

Common Age Group

Rubella arthritis can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Rubella arthritis can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Rubella arthritis

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Rubella arthritis:
  • Physical examination: To check for joint inflammation
  • Blood test: To test for viral infection
  • Fluid test: To check for cause of inflammation

Complications of Rubella arthritis if untreated

It is not know if Rubella arthritis causes complications if left untreated.

Time for Treatment of Rubella arthritis

While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Rubella arthritis to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
  • In 1 - 4 weeks

Is Rubella arthritis Infectious?

Yes, Rubella arthritis is known to be infectious. It can spread across people via the following means:
  • through vaccination

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Rubella arthritis.

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