The clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={The clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Walter Grassi and Rossella De Angelis and Giorgio Lamanna and Claudio Cervini},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by progressive damage of synovial-lined joints and variable extra-articular manifestations. Tendon and bursal involvement are frequent and often clinically dominant in early disease. RA can affect any joint, but it is usually found in metacarpophalangeal, proximal interphalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints, as well as in the wrists and knee. Articular and periarticular manifestations include joint swelling and… CONTINUE READING
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