Table 1

Characteristics of the individual patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and extra-articular manifestations, including the sites at which biopsy samples were taken and whether vasculitis was present (+) or absent (−) in these specific histological samples

  • 1-150 RV = patients with RA with extra-articular manifestations and histologically proved vasculitis (n=14); RA+ = patients with RA with extra-articular manifestations but no histological proof of vasculitis (n=11); DSSN = distal symmetrical sensory or sensorimotor neuropathy.