The relationship between post-onset pregnancy and functional outcome in women with recent onset inflammatory polyarthritis: results from the Norfolk Arthritis Register

@inproceedings{Camacho2010TheRB,
  title={The relationship between post-onset pregnancy and functional outcome in women with recent onset inflammatory polyarthritis: results from the Norfolk Arthritis Register},
  author={Elizabeth M Camacho and Tracey M. Farragher and Mark Lunt and Suzanne M M Verstappen and Derek Bunn and Deborah P M Symmons},
  booktitle={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of post-symptom-onset pregnancy on disease outcome in women with inflammatory polyarthritis (IP). METHODS A total of 631 women, aged <48 years at symptom onset, were registered with the Norfolk Arthritis Register (NOAR) between 1990 and 2004. Functional disability was assessed using the Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ). Blood was tested for rheumatoid factor (RF) and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody (ACPA). The date and outcome of all… CONTINUE READING

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