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Can rheumatoid arthritis affect your knees or other joints?

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Rheumatoid arthritis can affect your knees and many other joints in your body.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What are Knee Problems?"  "Living with Arthritis," "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

National Institutes of Health: "X-Plain Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Rheumatoid Arthritis Resources."

Arthritis Today: "How is Rheumatoid Diagnosed?"

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis,"  "Joint Surgery."

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by David Zelman on February 13, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What are Knee Problems?"  "Living with Arthritis," "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

National Institutes of Health: "X-Plain Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Rheumatoid Arthritis Resources."

Arthritis Today: "How is Rheumatoid Diagnosed?"

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis,"  "Joint Surgery."

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by David Zelman on February 13, 2018

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