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Rheumatoid Nodule Summary

Description: Subcutaneous nodules seen in 20-30% of rheumatoid arthritis patients. They may arise anywhere on the body, but are most frequently found over the bony prominences. The nodules are characterized histologically by dense areas of fibrinoid necrosis with basophilic streaks and granules, surrounded by a palisade of cells, mainly fibroblasts and histiocytes.

Also Known As: Rheumatoid Nodulosis; Nodule, Rheumatoid; Nodules, Rheumatoid; Rheumatoid Nodules; Rheumatoid Noduloses

Networked: 215 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Rheumatoid Nodule

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. rituximab (Mabthera) : 3 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 3
  2. Rheumatoid Factor : 1 outcome 1 study in 59 results : IBA
  3. infliximab (Remicade) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 2
  4. Latex : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  5. Fluorouracil (Carac) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 33 Generic
  6. tocilizumab : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 2
  7. Adenosine A1 Receptor : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Cortisone : 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
  9. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 7
  10. Antinuclear Antibodies : 1 study in 9 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Rheumatoid Nodule

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Synovitis
  4. Felty's Syndrome (Syndrome, Felty's)
  5. Granuloma
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Key Therapies for Rheumatoid Nodule

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 results
  3. Arthroplasty : 2 results
  4. Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) : 1 result
  5. Bronchoscopes : 1 result
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