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Figure 3 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

Figure 3

From: Erosive arthritis

Figure 3

Scheme of arthritic bone erosion. In synovial inflammatory tissue the interaction of fibroblasts, T cells, and monocytes leads to differentiation of osteoclast precursor cells and mature osteoclasts; this results in destruction of mineralized tissue, including cartilage and cortical bone.

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