Researchers identify three distinct clinical-histologic-genetic subtypes in RA

PM360—February 28, 2018

PM360 reports on study findings from HSS rheumatologist Dana E. Orange, MD, and her colleagues, who identified three different subtypes of rheumatoid arthritis that exhibit mechanisms of pain.

The study indicated that patients with a longstanding condition and a poor response to anti-inflammatory treatment could benefit from a synovial biopsy.

According to the article, findings could help guide treatment strategies for patients and provide a better understanding of the cause of swollen joints.

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