Subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules

Subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules are the most common extra-articular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), occuring in up to 40% of patients. They are universally associated with a positive rheumatoid factor (RF)1

The size of the nodules varies from 2 mm to 5 cm; they are firm, nontender, and moveable in subcutaneous tissue2.

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