RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS   DEFINITION   – Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune, progressive, inflammatory disease , affecting joints and periarticular tissues. – Inflammatory mediators are released in joints which initiates inflammatory process. – Earliest lesion is vasculitis, then synovial edema and infiltration with inflammatory cells . – Local prostaglandin synthesis occurs which causes vasodilation and […]

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