rheumatoid-like arthritis

rheumatoid-like arthritis

rare disease in mostly toy and small breeds of dogs characterized by episodes of anorexia, depression, fever, generalized or shifting lameness and periarticular swelling.
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Preliminary animal studies by HGS scientists also indicate that the protein significantly reduces bone and Collagen destruction in experimentally induced rheumatoid-like arthritis in rats, probably as a consequence of inhibition of monocyte/macrophage growth and differentiation.