• By Dana Sparks

Infection Risks in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

September 5, 2012

Image of hand with Rheumatoid ArthritisRheumatoid arthritis is painful and disabling, and can put patients at higher risk of death. One reason is the greater susceptibility to infection that accompanies the autoimmune disorder. Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a risk score can be developed to predict a patient’s chances of having serious infections. 

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