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What are some of the tests used to confirm Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

The test that we have to confirm rheumatoid arthritis have to be taken in a clinical context. Rheumatoid arthritis still remains a clinical diagnosis which means that the diagnosis is based on history and physical examination. We do use a variety of imaging and laboratory measures as well to both co...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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