Historical observations contributing insights on etiopathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis and role of rheumatoid factor

Abstract

When studies on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that were made many decades ago and could be considered "historical" in nature are analyzed in the context of recent observations, important insights on RA and on the function of rheumatoid factor (RF) become apparent. RF in the role of antibody to immune complexes (ICs) appears to be involved in activation of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1084/jem.20160792

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@inproceedings{Tan2016HistoricalOC, title={Historical observations contributing insights on etiopathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis and role of rheumatoid factor}, author={Eng M Tan and Josef S Smolen}, booktitle={The Journal of experimental medicine}, year={2016} }