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Is anything else other than my joints affected with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Stephen Paget, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Date Added: 05/16/13

The old rheumatoid arthritis of many years ago when I was a fellow was much more damaging to internal organs. Today, rheumatoid arthritis because of our aggressive early approach with disease modifying drugs, doesn't get that bad, but it can cause significant fatigue. It can spill over onto blood v...
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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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