oa South African Family Practice - Rheumatoid arthritis : review
|Article Title||Rheumatoid arthritis : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria, 2 Groote Schuur Hospital and 3 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Mar 2016|
|Pages||11 - 17|
Immune-mediated inflammatory disorders include a clinically diverse group of conditions sharing similar pathogenic mechanisms. Conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, spondyloarthropathy, inflammatory bowel disease and connective tissue diseases are characterised by immune dysregulation and chronic inflammation. This review will focus immuno-pathogenic mechanisms, aspects of early disease, co-morbidity and therapy in rheumatoid arthritis.
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