Adjuvant Disease

Adjuvant Disease

An animal model for rheumatoid arthritis which is manifest as acute aseptic synovitis, and induced in rats by injecting Freund’s complete adjuvant—which consists of an oil-water emulsion containing killed M tuberculosis.
Clinical findings Granulomas, iritis, arthritis and symptoms similar to human connective tissue disease.
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Nineteen out of 20 patients (95 percent) with adjuvant disease are alive with a median follow-up of 14 months, and of those, 15 patients (75 percent) are disease free.