Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis at an early stage

  • P. Miossec
  • J. Tebib


Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most frequent chronic inflammatory arthritis. It affects about 0.5% of the population, four times more often women. It can start at any age but more frequently between 35 and 55 years.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hallux Valgus Polymyalgia Rheumatica Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Miossec
    • 1
  • J. Tebib
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de rhumatologie et de pathologie osseuseHôpital Edouard-Herriot, pavillon FLyon Cedex 03France
  2. 2.Centre hospitalier Long-Sud, service de rhumatologiePierre-BéniteFrance

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