Rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={Rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Loreto Carmona and M. J. Cross and Ben Williams and Marissa Nichole Lassere and Lyn March},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology},
  volume={24 6},
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a complex disease that affects approximately 0.5% of the adult population worldwide, and occurs in 20-50 cases per 100 000 annually, mainly in women after their 40s. The onset of the disease has important diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic implications and is yet to be defined. The distribution of the disease, in terms of both occurrence and clinical expression, has unclear geographical borders that may reflect differences in genetic admixture, environmental… CONTINUE READING

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