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Rheumatoid Arthritis : A Brief Overview of Pathogenesis with Associated Risk Factors and Clinical Treatment

Authors(9) :-Aarif Ali, Mashooq Ahmad Dar, Parvaiz Ahmad Dar, Bashir Ahmad Malla, Aadil Ayaz, Peerzada Tajamul, Mudasar Nabi, Muzamil Farooq, Tashook Ahmad Dar

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic autoimmune inflammatory disease that is characterised by joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. The etiology of Rheumatoid arthritis is unknown, however medical studies have reported that genetic and individual risk factors or prolonged exposure to environmental triggers is responsible for the development of rheumatoid arthritis. In the development of RA a key role is played by the T cells, B cells and the orchestrated interaction of pro-inflammatory. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was regarded as a major clinical problem, however treatments involving biologics have revolutionized the management of this inflammatory disease. The therapeutic objective in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is reduction of disease activity with an ultimate goal of disease remission. Diverse strategies to develop novel treatments for rheumatoid arthritis which specifically target those patients who do not respond to available medications, including biologics, are currently being explored. The main aim of writing this review is to give a strong knowledge about the epidemiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and a few of the many treatment strategies currently being evaluated, which are hoped to lead to greater benefits and better disease management in the clinical setting.
Aarif Ali, Mashooq Ahmad Dar, Parvaiz Ahmad Dar, Bashir Ahmad Malla, Aadil Ayaz, Peerzada Tajamul, Mudasar Nabi, Muzamil Farooq, Tashook Ahmad Dar
Rheumatoid arthritis(RA), risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatment.
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 273-278
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173855
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
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Aarif Ali, Mashooq Ahmad Dar, Parvaiz Ahmad Dar, Bashir Ahmad Malla, Aadil Ayaz, Peerzada Tajamul, Mudasar Nabi, Muzamil Farooq, Tashook Ahmad Dar, "Rheumatoid Arthritis : A Brief Overview of Pathogenesis with Associated Risk Factors and Clinical Treatment", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.273-278, November-December-2017
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