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Intra-articular rheumatoid nodules and triggering of the knee joint.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1586256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rheumatoid nodules are a common extra-articular manifestation in rheumatoid arthritis. Intra-articular localisation of these nodules is rare and may produce clinical symptoms. Seven patients with walking problems due to an intra-articular rheumatoid nodule, which became entrapped on the ridge of the tibial plateau of the knee joint resulting in a phenomenon referred to as trigger knee, are described. After excision of the nodules all symptoms completely disappeared.
Authors:
Z Diamant; F J Hooning van Duyvenbode; F Eulderink; M Janssen; Z Tak-Diamant
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the rheumatic diseases     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0003-4967     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Rheum. Dis.     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-15     Completed Date:  1992-06-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372355     Medline TA:  Ann Rheum Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leiden, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / complications,  physiopathology
Female
Humans
Knee Joint / physiopathology*
Male
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Rheumatoid Nodule / complications,  physiopathology*
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Ann Rheum Dis. 2004 Apr;63(4):470
Note: Tak-Diamant, Z [corrected to Diamant, Z]

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