PURPOSE OF REVIEW
To discuss recent findings on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of extra-articular manifestations in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and provide an update on the literature on treatment of patients with extra-articular RA (ExRA) manifestations.
ExRA is associated with increased comorbidity and mortality. Several surveys suggest that some ExRA manifestations, in particular vasculitis, occur less frequently than previously reported. This is probably due to improved… CONTINUE READING