Early signs of RA
Signs of immune cell accumulation and activation are present both in the bronchial tissue and in BAL of untreated patients with early RA without concomitant lung disease, strengthening the role of the lung compartment as an important player in ACPA-positive RA.
New study published at Pubmed november 2015.
1st Gudrun Reynisdottir · Karolinska Institutet
2nd Helga H Olsen · Karolinska University Hospital
3rd Vijay Joshua · Karolinska Institutet
4th Marianne Engström · Karolinska Institutet
5th Helena Forsslund·
6th Reza Karimi · Karolinska Institutet
7th Magnus Sköld
8th Sven Nyrén · Karolinska University Hospital
9th Anders Eklund · Karolinska Institutet
10th Johan Grunewald · Karolinska Institutet
11th Anca Catrina · Karolinska Institutet
Signs of immune activation and local inflammation are present in the bronchial tissue of patients with untreated early rheumatoid arthritis.
Ann. Rheum. Dis. 2016 09;75(9):1722-7