Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis based on clinical and serological findings
Alican Yürük, Atakan Özdoğan, Rafet Bilgiç, Harun Akar
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Keywords: Inflammatory arthritis, interstitial lung disease, rheumatoid arthritis, symmetrical polyarticular
In this report, we report a case who was hospitalized in the internal medicine clinic with pneumonia. Based on clinical and serological findings, the definitive diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis was made and the inflammatory process was suppressed with steroid therapy.
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