Absence of rheumatoid arthritis in a rural Nigerian population.

@article{Silman1993AbsenceOR,
  title={Absence of rheumatoid arthritis in a rural Nigerian population.},
  author={AlanJ. Silman and William E. R. Ollier and S Holligan and Frances A Birrell and Ade Adebajo and Michael Chiemeli Asuzu and Wendy Thomson and Larry J. Pepper},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          618-22
        }
}
A 2-stage population screening survey of 2,000 inhabitants of 2 rural townships in southern Nigeria was undertaken. No case of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was discovered in those responding, although 3 cases of inflammatory polyarthritis were found. One of these individuals satisfied the modification of the American College of Rheumatology classification tree criteria that allows for missing radiographic data. Simultaneous monitoring, during a 4-month period, of the local health clinic serving… CONTINUE READING

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