Rheumatoid Nodulosis in a Patient with Lupus Erythematosus: Case Report and Review

Author(s): Alain Bautista, Jose Felix Restrepo, Eric L. Matteson, Antonio Iglesias.

Journal Name: Current Rheumatology Reviews

Volume 3 , Issue 1 , 2007

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Abstract:

Nodules are commonly found in patients with rheumatic diseases, most often in rheumatoid arthritis, but also in other conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Rheumatoid nodulosis, however, is less frequent and not an established feature of SLE. We describe a patient with SLE and rheumatoid nodulosis, reviewing the literature and suggest that this manifestation falls into the spectrum of rhupus.

Keywords: rheumatoid nodules, fibrosis, proximal interphalangeal joints (PIP), rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatoid factor

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2007
Page: [37 - 40]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157339707779815803

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