ASSESSMENT OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
Tuhtaeva Nigora Xasanovna*, Karimov Ma’rif Shakirovich and Qurbanov Abduqodir Kenjaevich
To study the frequency of occurrence of lesions of the gastroduodenal zone in patients with rheumatoid arthritis at the onset (before taking NSAID) and in patients with a rheumatic history. The study involved 104 patients with an established rheumatological diagnosis, treated in the rheumatology department of the III TMA clinic. The patients were divided into 2 groups: group 1 - 80 patients with a rheumatic history of 1 to 5 years and 5 to 10 years or more; Group 2 - 24 patients with a newly diagnosed RA. The state of the gastroduodenal zone (GDZ) was assessed. The results of the study show that lesions of the gastrointestinal tract at the onset of RA are characterized by the severity of subjective clinical signs with a scarcity of the endoscopic picture, and against the background of taking NSAIDs, on the contrary, it is characterized by scanty subjective clinical signs with the severity of the endoscopic picture of lesions of the gastroduodenal zone.
Keywords: Rheumatoid arthritis, gastric ulcer, gastritis, NSAID, GCS.
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