Evaluating inflammatory joint disease: how and when can autoantibodies help?

@article{Meyer2003EvaluatingIJ,
  title={Evaluating inflammatory joint disease: how and when can autoantibodies help?},
  author={Olivier Meyer},
  journal={Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme},
  year={2003},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={433-47}
}
  • Olivier Meyer
  • Published 2003 in Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme
The diagnosis of inflammatory joint disease rests on a constellation of symptoms, signs, laboratory test results and, occasionally, histological findings. Classification criteria have been developed by national learned societies, international panels of experts or, more rarely, an expert working alone. These criteria are intended to provide a common language for therapeutic trials and international publications. Yet, they are often inappropriately used as diagnostic tools for the individual… CONTINUE READING

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