Age at onset determines severity and choice of treatment in early rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective study

@inproceedings{Innala2014AgeAO,
  title={Age at onset determines severity and choice of treatment in early rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective study},
  author={Lena Innala and Ewa Berglin and Bozena M{\"o}ller and Lotta Ljung and Torgny Smedby and Anna S{\"o}dergren and Staffan Magnusson and Solbritt Rantap{\"a}{\"a}-Dahlqvist and Solveig W{\aa}llberg-Jonsson},
  booktitle={Arthritis research & therapy},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Disease activity, severity and comorbidity contribute to increased mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We evaluated the impact of age at disease onset on prognostic risk factors and treatment in patients with early disease. METHODS In this study, 950 RA patients were followed regularly from the time of inclusion (<12 months from symptom onset) for disease activity (erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP), tender and/or swollen joints… CONTINUE READING
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