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How is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) different from other types of arthritis?
Stephen Paget, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Date Added: 05/16/13

There are over 100 different types of arthritis. The most common of which is osteoarthritis, which is a wear and tear type of arthritis that all of us are ultimately going to get. Rheumatoid arthritis affects about 1% of the world population and it's an inflammatory type arthritis, meaning that it...
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Dr. Stephen Paget, MD, was the Physician-in-Chief and Chairman of the Division of Rheumatology at Hospital For Special Surgery and the Joseph P. Routh Professor of Medicine and Rheumatic Disease at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital for fifteen years and is now the Physician-in-Chief Emeritus.
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