Table 4

Global and peripheral assessments before and at days 14, 42, and 84 after treatment

  • Values are given as medians (range).

  • 4-150 p⩽0.01;

  • 4-160 p⩽0.001 (determined by Wilcoxon signed ranks test compared with baseline).

  • 4-151 ESR = erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP = C reactive protein.