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Arthritis, Rheumatoid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.114.154
C05.799.114
C17.300.775.099
C20.111.199
Unique ID
D001172
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001172
Annotation
in children = ARTHRITIS, JUVENILE RHEUMATOID; includes PCE: polyarthrite chronique évolutive; tends to be chronic so do not coord with CHRONIC DISEASE
Scope Note
A 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.
Entry Term(s)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
NLM Classification #
WE 346
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Arthritis, Rheumatoid Preferred
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