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Improvement in symptoms and signs in the forefoot of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with anti-TNF therapy.

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BACKGROUND: Inhibition of tumour necrosis factor (TNF) is an effective way of reducing synovitis and preventing joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), yet very little is known about its specific effect on foot pain and disability. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether anti-TNF therapy alters the presence of forefoot pathology and/or reduces foot pain and disability. METHODS: Consecutive RA patients starting anti-TNF therapy (infliximab, etanercept, adalimumab) were assessed for p...

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10.1186/1757-1146-3-10

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Journal:
Journal of foot and ankle research
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
10
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1757-1146
ISSN:
1757-1146
URN:
uuid:9e6563cf-a083-4a71-ac00-ea435d98d903
Source identifiers:
127054
Local pid:
pubs:127054
Language:
English

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