Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that affects the lining of the joints, and can cause painful swelling. If left untreated, this can lead to bone erosion and joint deformity, which causes mobility issues. Early aggressive treatment is essential to halting the damage done to joints, and treatment options have expanded in the last 20 years.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic illness, which in the worst case is a progressive disease, and can have a profound effect on the general physical and mental well-being of patients. The assessment of the severity of rheumatoid arthritis is very important in terms of monitoring the course of the disease and measuring the effectiveness of…