Soft tissue nodules in arthropathy (mnemonic)

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 27 Mar 2019

Useful mnemonics to remember the differential diagnoses for soft tissue nodules in arthropathy are:

  • RAGS
  • "-oids"



The aforementioned differential diagnoses end in "-oid":

  • rheumat-oid
  • amyl-oid
  • sarc-oid
  • gout-oid (for humorous purposes)

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