HOWARD F. POLLEY, M. D.; CHARLES H. SLOCUMB, M.D.
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Study of more than 1,000 cases of rheumatoid spondylitis encountered at the Mayo Clinic has yielded data which may help to clarify certain aspects of this disease and may help the physician to answer a few of the questions frequently asked concerning the condition. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate and the roentgenographic findings in cases of rheumatoid spondylitis also will be discussed briefly.
What is the incidence of this disease in men as compared to women? In our series there was a total of 931 men and 104 women. The ratio of men to
POLLEY HF, SLOCUMB CH. RHEUMATOID SPONDYLITIS: A STUDY OF 1,035 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:240–249. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-2-240
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(2):240-249.
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