Artritis reumatoide

Los efectos de la artritis reumatoide pueden progresar hasta el grado de ser discapacitantes. Las deformidades características de la etapa tardía de la enfermedad, tales como la desviación ulnar (cubital) de los huesos de las manos o la desviación en cuello de cisne, se deben a que los huesos no están alineados porque los músculos y tendones de un lado de la articulación dominan los del otro lado.Artritis reumatoide

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Last reviewed 2/2/2012 by Ariel D. Teitel, MD, MBA, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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