Rheumatoid arthritis as a bone marrow disorder.


Both the concept of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as an autoimmune process restricted to joints and the major role of T cells in its pathogenesis have been challenged in the literature. Fibroblastlike and macrophagelike synoviocytes play an important role in RA pannus, and these cells originate in or have their counterpart in bone marrow (BM). Yet the B cell… (More)


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@article{Berthelot1996RheumatoidAA, title={Rheumatoid arthritis as a bone marrow disorder.}, author={Jacques Berthelot and Rapha{\"e}l Bataille and Yves Maugars and Audrey Prost}, journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism}, year={1996}, volume={26 2}, pages={505-14} }