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50 year old female with rheumatoid arthritis for 5 1/2 years

Hands with joints damaged by rheumatoid arthritis

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Updated May 01, 2006

rheumatoid arthritis hands

Lily - 50 year old female - rheumatoid arthritis for 5 1/2 years

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory form of arthritis. It is not uncommon for the small joints to be affected. This rheumatoid arthritis patient was diagnosed 5 1/2 years ago and has had no hand or wrist surgery.

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