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Type: Journal article
Title: The association between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontitis
Author: Leech, M.
Bartold, P.
Citation: Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 2015; 29(2):189-201
Publisher: Elsevier
Issue Date: 2015
ISSN: 1521-6942
1532-1770
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Michelle T. Leech, P.M. Bartold
Abstract: Abstract not available
Keywords: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA); Periodontitis (PD); Porphyromonas gingivalis; Citrullination; Peptidylarginine deiminase (PAD)
Rights: © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Introduction Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease leading to synovial inflammation and destruction of cartilage and bone. RA, like many autoimmune diseases, is proposed to occur in genetically at risk individuals, in response to a trigger or triggers. Viral or bacterial infections have long * Corresponding author. Monash University Monash Health, Department of Rheumatology, Monash Medical Centre, Locked Bag No 29, Clayton 3168, Melbourne, Australia. Tel.: þ 61 3 9594 3565; fax: þ 61 3 9594 6437. E-mail address: Michelle.leech@monash.edu (M.T. Leech). Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology journal homepage: www.elsevierhealth.com/berh http://dx.
DOI: 10.1016/j.berh.2015.03.001
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