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Fig. 3 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

Fig. 3

From: The value of MRI examination on bilateral hands including proximal interphalangeal joints for disease assessment in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional cohort study

Fig. 3

The relationship between MRI inflammation and tenderness or swelling detected by physical examination in PIPJs of 75 early RA patients. a Venn diagrams showed relations between MRI synovitis and tenosynovitis in each type of PIPJs. b Univariate logistics regression analyses showed the contribution of MRI tenosynovitis to joint tenderness or swelling in each type of PIPJs. c Multivariate logistic regression in generalized estimating equations showed the contribution of each MRI inflammation to joint tenderness or swelling in PIPJs. d The rate of subclinical MRI inflammation which was clinical undetectable in each type of PIPJs

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