H. E. THOMPSON, M.D.; B. L. WYATT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; R. A. HICKS, M.D.
There has been sufficient interest and study of arthritis to warrant a somewhat detailed report on chronic atrophic arthritis. This terminology is synonymous with Type I, chronic infectious, chronic proliferative, chronic rheumatoid arthritis and arthritis deformans.
This study includes an admission analysis of 343 patients and a treatment and follow-up summary of 274 patients seen at this clinic. It does not include 280 patients a recent study of whom has been reported.1, 2
The patients in this study include only those having a definite chronic atrophic arthritis of the non-specific type. All other types were carefully excluded. The availability of
THOMPSON HE, WYATT BL, HICKS RA. CHRONIC ATROPHIC ARTHRITIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:1792–1805. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-10-1792
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(10):1792-1805.
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