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2021 Dec 28

Rheumatol Ther

Comparison of Clinical Manifestations in Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Spondyloarthritis: A Systematic Literature Review.


Mease PJ, Kumar Bhutani M, Hass S, Yi E, Hur P, Kim N
Rheumatol Ther. 2021 Dec 28.
PMID: 34962619.


Misclassification of spondyloarthritis (SpA) as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may lead to delayed SpA diagnosis and suboptimal therapeutic outcomes. Here, we evaluate the literature on clinical manifestations in patients with SpA and RA, particularly seronegative RA, to understand the potential overlap, distinctions, and most reliable approaches to accurate diagnosis.