Ultrasonographic findings of rheumatoid arthritis patients who are in clinical remission
with power Doppler US. Results: Nearly 44.3% (n = 31) of our patients had positive sonography results including 20% synovitis, 21.4% hyperemia, and 18.6% (n = 13) e?usion. A total of 1960 joints of 70 patients were evaluated, in which 3.2% (n = 63) of joints had positive sonography fndings including 1.2% synovitis, 1.5% hyperemia, and 1.1 with e?usion. Conclusion: US can diagnosis subclinical arthritis in patients with remitted RA who does not show any joint involvement in clinical examination.
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