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summarize this condition in your own words: what is the cause, who is effected by it, and presentation of disease

summarize this condition in your own words: what is the cause, who is affected by it, and presentation of the disease

 

Below is a case study presentation of a patient with a condition covered in chapter 4.

Read the case study and answer the questions below using your text, a medical dictionary, or any other valid reference material you choose to answer these questions.

Case Study: Mary Pearl, age 60, has come into the physician’s office complaining of swelling, stiffness, and arthralgia, especially in her elbows, wrists, and hands. A bone scan revealed acute inflammation in multiple joints with damaged articular cartilage, and an erythrocyte sedimentation rate blood test indicated a significant level of acute inflammation in the body.

1) What is the likely diagnosis for this patient?

2) Summarize this condition in your own words: what is the cause, who is effected by it, and presentation of disease

3) What treatments are used for this condition?

4) Choose one treatment option and describe it in detail ~Cite your references in APA format