Dual diagnosis: rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

  title={Dual diagnosis: rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Mustafa Tugrul Ozsahin and Suber Dikici and G{\"u}lşen Kocaman and Fahri Halit Beşir and Davut Baltaci and Safinaz Ataoğlu},
  journal={PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation},
  volume={6 1},
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is the most common rheumatologic disease in children. Moreover, multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequent demyelinating disease and has been associated with various chronic inflammatory diseases. However, its association with JRA has not been frequently described. Autoimmunity in both JRA and MS has been documented in the scientific literature, although there has been no definitive finding that patients with JRA are prone to the development of MS. An… CONTINUE READING