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Is it harder to achieve remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) as we age?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

We have to remember that rheumatoid arthritis can present differently in elderly people versus younger patients, so the classic presentation of symmetric polyarthritis involving typically the small joints of the hands and the wrists may not necessarily be true in patients over 65 to 75 years old. V...
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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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