Cells of the synovium in rheumatoid arthritis. Chondrocytes

  title={Cells of the synovium in rheumatoid arthritis. Chondrocytes},
  author={M Jes{\'u}s {\'A}lvarez Otero and Mary B Goldring},
  journal={Arthritis Research & Therapy},
  pages={220 - 220}
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the inflammatory joint diseases in a heterogeneous group of disorders that share features of destruction of the extracellular matrices of articular cartilage and bone. The underlying disturbance in immune regulation that is responsible for the localized joint pathology results in the release of inflammatory mediators in the synovial fluid and synovium that directly and indirectly influence cartilage homeostasis. Analysis of the breakdown products of the… CONTINUE READING


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