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Disease Rheumatoid Nodule

Name Rheumatoid Nodule
Synonyms Nodule, Rheumatoid | Nodules, Rheumatoid | Rheumatoid Nodules | Rheumatoid Noduloses | Rheumatoid Nodulosis
Definition Subcutaneous nodules seen in 20-30% of rheumatoid arthritis patients. They may arise anywhere on the body, but are most frequently found over the bony prominences. The nodules are characterized histologically by dense areas of fibrinoid necrosis with basophilic streaks and granules, surrounded by a palisade of cells, mainly fibroblasts and histiocytes.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D012218

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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Joint Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatoid Nodule
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatoid Nodule
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatoid Nodule

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