Rheumatoid arthritis : further exploration of combination therapy : reports on individual drugs
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El Sayed, Z.A.; Saleh, M.T.; Al Wakkad, A.S.; Sherief, L.S.; Nasr El Din, A.M. (2001)Aggrecan was measured in the sera of 31 children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and in the synovial fluid of 10 of them. Patients were evaluated at baseline and 3 months later. Radiographs were repeated also after 1 year. As comparison, 15 apparently healthy children with no disease and 10 children with arthritis due to other collagen vascular diseases were studied. Baseline serum aggrecan was significantly higher in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis patients compared to controls and other patients. On re-evaluation, a significant drop in serum ...