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Inflammation in dry eye associated with rheumatoid arthritis: Cytokine and in vivo confocal microscopy study.
The purpose of this research was to study ocular surface inflammation in relation to systemic disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with or without secondary Sjögren's syndrome (SSII and non-SSII respectively). The study was conducted in two phases. In phase I, 12 patients with active RA SSII and 12 with active RA non-SSII were consecutively enrolled. Each
[Ocular involvement and its' manifestations in rheumatoid arthritis patients].
[Article in Hebrew]
To study the type, occurrence and nature of ocular involvement amongst patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and to identify demographic, clinical and/or laboratory variables associated with eye involvement in RA. RESEARCH TYPE: Cross sectional research, retrospective
The research was conducted among 61 patients diagnosed with