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Ultrasonographic findings of rheumatoid arthritis patients who are in clinical remission

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(2018) Ultrasonographic findings of rheumatoid arthritis patients who are in clinical remission. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. p. 4. ISSN 1735-1995

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Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to recognize the findings of ultrasonography(US) in remitted rheumatic arthritis(RA) patients for detection subclinical arthritis. Material and methods: This descriptive study was conducted during 2016 in a rheumatology center. A total of 70 patients with remitted RA were included in the study. Sonography was performed on all 70 patient who did not show any clinical arthitis in clinical examination to find synovitis and effusion were evaluated with gray scale and hypermia with power Doppler US. REsults:Nearly 44.3(n=31) of our patients had positive sonography results including 20 synovitis, 21.4 hyperemia, and 18.6 (n=13) effusion. A total of 1960 joints of 70 patients were evaluated, in which 3.2(n=63) of joints had positive sonography findings including 1.2 synovitis, 1.5 hyperemia, and 1.1 with effusion. Conclusion: US can diagnosis subclinical arthritis in patients with remitted RA who does not show any joint inolvement in clinical examination.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Karimzadeh, H.UNSPECIFIED
Karami, M.UNSPECIFIED
Bazgir, N.UNSPECIFIED
Karimifar, M.UNSPECIFIED
Yadegarfar, G.UNSPECIFIED
Mohammadzadeh, Z.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Remission rheumatoid arthritis ultrasonography power doppler sonography ultrasound synovitis General & Internal Medicine
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Page Range: p. 4
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 23
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.4103/jrms.JRMS₃₀₈₁₇
ISSN: 1735-1995
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/106

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