[Susceptibility for infections in patients with chronic polyarthritis].

The case histories and autopsy findings of 79 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)--15 patients with and 64 patients without a history of long term corticoid treatment--who had died in the years 1952-1977 and who had been autopsied in the University Institute of Pathology of Graz were evaluated with respect to organic lesions caused by infections and… CONTINUE READING