Benign Rheumatoid Arthritis of the AgedBr Med J 1974; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5905.444 (Published 09 March 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;1:444
- A. B. Corrigan,
- R. G. Robinson,
- Tanya R. Terenty,
- J. B. Dick-Smith,
- D. Walters
A severe type of rheumatoid arthritis which is seen in 25% of cases that present with the disease after the age of 60 is a self-limiting illness. It can be well controlled during the acute severe phase and has a good prognosis. This paper describes 29 patients with this pattern of disease who were separated from a larger group of 110 elderly onset cases.
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