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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Reference work entry

Definition

RA is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease mainly affecting the joints. This disease results in functional disability, joint deformity, and premature death.

Keywords

Public Health Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammatory Disease Social Policy Premature Death 
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