Immunofluorescence study of renal biopsies in chronic rheumatoid arthritis.

  • B V Skrifvars
  • Published 1979 in Scandinavian journal of rheumatology

Abstract

Renal biopsy specimens from 20 patients, 14 women and 6 men, with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of at least 6 months' duration were studied by direct immunofluorescence microscopy for the presence of immune deposits. Pathological changes were most prominent in patients with longstanding or malignant disease and in patients previously on gold salt therapy… (More)

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