Clinical and radiological features of rheumatoid arthritis in British black Africans

@article{Ravindran2007ClinicalAR,
  title={Clinical and radiological features of rheumatoid arthritis in British black Africans},
  author={Vinod Ravindran and May-ai Seah and David A. Elias and Ernest H. S. Choy and David Lloyd Scott and Patrick A. Gordon},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={97-100}
}
The objective of this study was to determine whether radiographic damage is different in British black African patients with rheumatoid arthritis compared to Caucasian patients. Data on demographics, disease- and disability-related variables were obtained from all black African patients and their age-, gender- and disease-duration-matched Caucasian controls. After all features identifying the patients were concealed, X-rays of hands and feet were scored by using the Sharp/van der Heijde method… CONTINUE READING