Early rheumatoid arthritis —onset, course, and outcome over 2 years


Eighty-nine patients, 33 men and 56 women, with early definite rheumatoid arthritis were followed for 2 years. Two-thirds were seropositive. About 1/3 were eventually treated with second line drugs. The disease mostly had an insidious onset initially involving the finger joints. Early remission occurred in 16%. Patient relevant measures such as pain… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02274837

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