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Rheumatoid Nodules - Causes - Diagnosis - Symptoms - Treatment

Rheumatoid nodule causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment. Rheumatoid nodules are seen in 20-30% of rheumatoid arthritis patients. Rheumatoid nodules may occur anywhere on the body, but are most often seen over the bony prominences.
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Arthritis Hand Photo Gallery
Hand damage and deformity caused by arthritis can include nodules, swelling, stiffness, ulnar drift, contractures, and other problems. Photos of hands damaged by arthritis.

Nodules Explained
Nodules, lumps under the skin, are not uncommon with rheumatoid arthritis.

What Are Rheumatoid Nodules?
Some rheumatoid arthritis patients develop subcutaneous nodules.

The Rheumatoid Arthritis Guide: Free E-Course Newsletter
Various aspects of rheumatoid arthritis make it different from other kinds of arthritis. It is important to learn all that you can about the disease. Better understanding will enhance your ability to manage the condition.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Screening Quiz
Early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and early, aggressive treatment can help prevent joint damage and deformity. A combination of diagnostic tests, physical examination, and x-ray evidence confirms the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. Take our screening quiz and if you suspect rheumatoid arthritis, consult a rheumatologist.

Rheumatoid Nodule of the Elbow (Image)
Photo of rheumatoid nodule of the elbow, from Loyola University Chicago.

Rheumatoid Nodule of the Elbow (Image)
Photo of rheumatoid nodule of the elbow, from DermAtlas.

Rheumatoid Nodules at the Elbow (Image)
Photo of Rheumatoid nodules at the elbow, from eMedicine.

Dissociation Between RA Markers & Joint Damage Among Smokers
03/22/2001, Smokers are more likely to develop nodules and be positive for rheumatoid factor, but show similar levels of radiological damage and fewer swollen joints than do non-smokers, from Doctor's Guide.

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