Do women with premenopausal-onset rheumatoid arthritis have relative insufficiency or imbalance of adrenocortical steroids?


Adrenocortical steroids may influence susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Serum levels of adrenocortical steroids in female RA patients not previously treated with glucocorticoids were reviewed in this paper, as were controlled cohort studies of predisease (pre-RA) and control (CN) women. Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) levels were… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.12435