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Hall reports a study of 89 cases of arthritis seen in the Out-Door Department of the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. Of these cases 80, or 91 per cent, had had the disease more than one year when first seen; 53, or 59 per cent, had had the disease more than two years. There were 36 cases who had been sufferers from 5 to 15 years. The average duration of the disease was about 5 years. Some of these patients had had the arthritis continually active; others had had smouldering activity of the disease with occasional attacks of acute arthritis. All
The Treatment of Arthritis.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:74. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-1-74_1
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