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Will my fingers/joints look or become deformed if I have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Stephen Paget, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Date Added: 05/16/13

The concept now is to treat within the window of opportunity, which means early on when a patient presents, hopefully within the first few months, and with that you can profoundly decrease the ability of the bad disease, which rheumatoid arthritis is, to cause the damage. While it could still do th...
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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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