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2022 Nov 22

Rheumatology (Oxford)

Disproportionate articular pain is a frequent phenomenon in rheumatoid arthritis and responds to treatment with sarilumab.


Choy E, Bykerk V, Lee YC, van Hoogstraten H, Ford K, Praestgaard A, Perrot S, Pope J, Sebba A
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2022 Nov 22.
PMID: 36413080.


In some patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), joint pain is more severe than expected based on the amount of joint swelling (referred to as disproportionate articular pain [DP]). We assessed DP prevalence and effects of sarilumab, an interleukin-6 inhibitor, on DP.