Table 2

Distribution of erosive joints in patients not fulfilling the 2010 RA criteria at baseline

Erosive joints at baseline
PIPMCPWrist*MTP†
≥1 Erosive joint (n=55)23172034
≥2 Erosive joints (n=27)11131820
≥3 Erosive joints (n=15)681515
  • *The CMC bone, the trapezium, the scaphoid, the lunate, the radial and the ulnar bone.

  • †IP1, MTP2, MTP3, MTP4 and MTP5.

  • RA, rheumatoid arthritis; PIP, proximal interphalangeal; MCP, metacarpophalangeal; CMC, carpometacarpal; IP1, 1st interphalangeal.