Rheumatoid Arthritis: Local And Systemic Manifestations

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is a type of arthritis that is considered an autoimmune disease. It can develop at any age and it affects more women than men. Unlike osteoarthritis that is generally the result of aging and "wear and tear" on the joints, producing only local symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis can produce both local and systemic manifestations. If you develop any of the following local or systemic symptoms, make an appointment with a rheumatologist for a comprehensive examination. [Read More]