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Rheumatic Nodule

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  • The high functional capacity and the lower occurrence of rheumatic nodules and erosions found in the patients with rheumatoid arthritis as compared with previous studies suggest that the disease takes a milder course in Klaksvik [1].

Chemical compound and disease context of Rheumatic Nodule

  • As methotrexate is used increasingly in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and as this particular drug causes rheumatic nodules in five to 10 per cent of the patients, it must be foreseen that the incidence of nodules in the upper airways will increase [2].


  1. Hand handicap and rheumatoid arthritis in a fish-eating society (the Faroe Islands). Recht, L., Helin, P., Rasmussen, J.O., Jacobsen, J., Lithman, T., Scherstén, B. J. Intern. Med. (1990) [Pubmed]
  2. Rheumatoid nodules of the larynx. Sørensen, W.T., Møller-Andersen, K., Behrendt, N. The Journal of laryngology and otology. (1998) [Pubmed]
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