Extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis: results of a university hospital of 526 patients in Turkey.

@article{algneri2006ExtraarticularMO,
  title={Extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis: results of a university hospital of 526 patients in Turkey.},
  author={Meral Çalg{\"u}neri and Kemal Ureten and M Akif Ozt{\"u}rk and Ahmet Mesut Onat and Ihsan Ertenli and Sedat Kiraz and Ali Akdoğan},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={305-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Presence of extra-articular manifestations (EAM) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with more severe disease and increased mortality. Prevalence of EAM may vary in different geographic areas and in different ethnic populations. In this study we investigated the frequency of EAM in 526 RA patients from a single university hospital in Turkey. METHODS The hospital records of patients who had been diagnosed as RA in Hacettepe University Department of Rheumatology between the… CONTINUE READING

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