Environmental air pollution has been linked to the pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Nevertheless, evidence linking higher concentrations of air pollutants with the risk of RA reactivations is missing. The objective of the present study was to determine the association between RA flares and air pollution.

Association between environmental air pollution and rheumatoid arthritis flares

Adami, Giovanni;Viapiana, Ombretta;Rossini, Maurizio;Orsolini, Giovanni;Bertoldo, Eugenia;Giollo, Alessandro;Gatti, Davide;Fassio, Angelo
2021

Abstract

Environmental air pollution has been linked to the pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Nevertheless, evidence linking higher concentrations of air pollutants with the risk of RA reactivations is missing. The objective of the present study was to determine the association between RA flares and air pollution.
Disease Activity Score
Flare
Inflammation
Pollution
Rheumatoid Arthritis
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