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Trachea

Non-neoplastic lesions

Rheumatoid nodules


Reviewer: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 February 2013, last major update October 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Occasionally seen in patients with rheumatoid arthritis; few published articles

Case reports
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● 45 year old man with polyarthritis, new subcutaneous nodules and fibrosing alveolitis (Chest 1993;103:301)

Treatment
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● Prednisone

Micro description
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● Firbinoid necrosis, palisaded inflammation, vasculitis

Micro images
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Lung lesions (no trachea images available)

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