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Arthritis, Rheumatoid

"Arthritis, Rheumatoid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Arthritis, Rheumatoid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Arthritis, Rheumatoid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1753 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 96 publications in 2013
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