Trachea
Nonneoplastic lesions
Rheumatoid nodules



Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Revised: 5 April 2019

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Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Occasionally seen in patients with rheumatoid arthritis; few published articles
Case reports
  • 45 year old man with polyarthritis, new subcutaneous nodules and fibrosing alveolitis (Chest 1993;103:301)
Treatment
  • Prednisone
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Firbinoid necrosis, palisaded inflammation, vasculitis
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