Skip Navigation
Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
 
Slide Tray
0 slides

Return to Slide Library

Slides

Add Presentation to Slide Tray Presentation:

Drug Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults

Slide: 3 of 45

Health Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes joint inflammation and progressive erosion of bone, leading to joint misalignment, loss of function, and disability.

RA affects 1.3 million American adults. Onset occurs most often between the ages of 30 and 50 years. Women and older adults are more commonly affected.