The Role of Endothelium in the Pathophysiology of Rheumatoid Inflammation

  • Dorian O. Haskard

Abstract

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory disease characterized by chronic destructive arthritis and various extraarticular manifestations such as rheumatoid nodules and vasculitis. This chapter is limited to a discussion of the role of endothelium in the pathogenesis of the articular features of the disease.

Keywords

Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fluid Synovial Tissue Rheumatoid Synovium Rheumatoid Joint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dorian O. Haskard
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine (Rheumatology), RPMSHammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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