Rheumatoid arthritis, HLA identity, and age at menarche.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had differences in obstetric and gynaecological histories when compared with sisters without RA (controls) METHODS Ninety eight RA discordant sister pairs, 36 of whom were identical for histocompatibility locus antigen (HLA-A, HLA-B, and HLA-Cw) types, were asked to recall their age of… (More)

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