Rheumatoid arthritis

Severe? Refractory? Resistant? EULAR sets out its definition of difficult-to-treat RA

A definition of “difficult-to-treat” rheumatoid arthritis has been proposed by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) to develop treatment guidelines. The classification based on treatment failure history, the presence of active or symptomatic disease and clinical perception will help provide a “robust and consistent identification” of this subgroup of patients, a EULAR task force concluded. ...

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