A case of systemic sclerosis with subcutaneous nodules is described. The nodules consisted of fibrinoid degeneration with surrounding fibrosis, but lacked the typical histiocytic palisade of the rheumatoid nodule. The patient had neither coexistent rheumatoid arthritis nor circulating rheumatoid factor.
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