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Incidence of chronic persistent rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the impact of smoking.

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 09:03 AM

Incidence of chronic persistent rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the impact of smoking.

 

The incidence of chronic persistent RA is lower than the figures reported in inception cohorts and smoking duration, but not intensity and doubled the risk of RA after 20 years of smoking in both sexes. PubMed, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 07/07/2016. (Also see Rheumatoid Arthritis)

 

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