The specificity of ultrasound-detected bone erosions for rheumatoid arthritis

Ahmed S Zayat, Karen Ellegaard, Philip G Conaghan, Lene Terslev, Elizabeth M A Hensor, Jane E Freeston, Paul Emery, Richard J Wakefield

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Abstract

Bone erosion is one of the hallmarks of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but also seen in other rheumatic diseases. The objective of this study was to determine the specificity of ultrasound (US)-detected bone erosions (including their size) in the classical 'target' joints for RA.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Volume74
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)897-903
ISSN0003-4967
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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