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Rheumatoid Arthritis | Risk Score for Serious Infection

Purpose:

To identify a patient with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who is being treated with an anti-TNF antibody for predictors of serious infection.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

M05, M06

Description:

Crowson et al developed a score for predicting the risk of a serious infection in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. A patient at increased risk may benefit from interventions to reduce this risk. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

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