Prognostic factors for the development of rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases in patients with palindromic rheumatism.

@article{GonzlezLpez1999PrognosticFF,
  title={Prognostic factors for the development of rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases in patients with palindromic rheumatism.},
  author={Laura Gonz{\'a}lez-L{\'o}pez and Jorge Ivan Gamez-Nava and Gian S. Jhangri and Cesar R Ramos-Remus and A. S. Russell and Maria E Suarez-Almazor},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={540-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Palindromic rheumatism is characterized by attacks of acute arthritis of short duration. In the long term, a substantial proportion of patients will develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or other connective tissue diseases, but the determinants of subsequent chronic disease have not been adequately established. We identify clinical prognostic factors for the development of RA and other connective tissue diseases in patients with palindromic rheumatism in a retrospective cohort study… CONTINUE READING

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