As the disease progresses, symptoms can extend to the wrists, knees, ankles, elbows, hips and shoulders.
The severity of symptoms is unique to each sufferer, and the pain may come and go.
What is rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis develops when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the synovium.
The synovium is the lining of the membranes that surrounds the joints and, when under attack, inflammation occurs.
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