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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