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hallmark of RA pathology
synovitis
expansion of synovial membrane in RA is called ___
pannus
pannus invades ___, causing ___ (2)
joint cartilage
bone erosion
joint instability
male/female ratio for RA
1/3
3 risk factors for RA
HLA DR1
HLA DR4
smoking
RA is usually ___articular
poly
hand joints normally affected in RA
MCP
PIP
wrist
___% of RA cases are polycyclic, with waxing and waning symtpoms.
___% are monocyclic, with 1 episode.
the rest are ___.
70
20
progressive
only change in stage 1 RA
periarticular osteoporosis in X-ray
stage 2 RA has ___ (3)
osteoporosis
slight subchondral bone or cartilage destruction
nodules or tenosynovitis
stage 3 RA has (4)
osteoporosis
nodules and tenosynovitis
deformity
muscle atrophy
stage 4 RA has ___ (2)
ankylosis
stage 3 features
in hand, usually ___ is affected first, then ___
PIP
MCP
rheumatoid nodules form on ____ locations, such as ___ (2)
pressure bearing
occiput
achilles tendon
toe deviation in RA is ___
peroneal
radiological changes in hip
thinning of articular cartilage
acetabular subchondral cysts
a bakers cyst is hernation of ___ into ___. they can present as ___
synovial fluid
popliteal space
pseudothrombophlebitis
only part of spine involved in RA
C spine
synovitis in axis can cause rupture of ___
transverse ligament of atlas
class ___ is most functional, class ___ is least
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