Rheumatoid Arthritis

Frequently Asked Questions

6. What tests are used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis?

There is no single, definitive test for rheumatoid arthritis.

Common tests for rheumatoid arthritis include

Other common tests for rheumatoid arthritis include

X-rays are often used to determine the degree of joint destruction. They are not useful in the early stages of rheumatoid arthritis before bone damage is evident, but they can be used later to monitor the progression of the disease.

Learn more about how rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed.