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Identification and prevalence of rheumatoid nodules in the finger tendons using high frequency ultrasonography.

Authors
  • Kotob, H
  • Kamel, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of rheumatology
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1999
Volume
26
Issue
6
Pages
1264–1268
Identifiers
PMID: 10381040
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The ultrasonography technique was valuable in the confirmation of rheumatoid nodule involvement of the finger tendons. The prevalence of rheumatoid nodule in finger tendons was 16.66%. We believe that ultrasonography should be the screening procedure of choice for diagnosis of RA nodules of the fingers.

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