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Hydroxychloroquine effectiveness in reducing symptoms of hand osteoarthritis (HERO): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, causing significant joint pain and disability. It is already a major cause of healthcare expenditure and its incidence will further increase with the ageing population. Current treatments for OA have major limitations and new analgesic treatments are needed. Synovitis is prevalent in OA and is associated with pain. Hydroxychloroquine is used in routine practice for treating synovitis in inflammatory arthritides, such as rh...

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10.1186/1745-6215-14-64

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
64
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1745-6215
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1745-6215

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