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Rheumatoid disease

Introduction: Rheumatoid disease

Description of Rheumatoid disease

Rheumatoid disease: chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures; etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.
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