Sex differences in pain scores and localization in inflammatory arthritis: A systematic review and metaanalysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Pain Management

abstract

  • We identified important sex differences in pain scores in inflammatory arthritis, with higher pain levels in females. In spondyloarthritis, females develop more peripheral arthritis and have less frequent spinal involvement compared to males. These differences may affect a clinician's perception of disease severity and activity, and thus influence management decisions.

publication date

  • June 2012

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3899/jrheum.111393

PubMed ID

  • 22505697

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1221

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 39

number

  • 6