Rheumatoid arthritis

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DDx

  • Gout with tophi (mistaken for nodules)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Parvovirus B19 infection
  • Osteoarthritis or inflammatory osteoarthritis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Hemochromatosis (metacarpophalangeal & wrist joints)
  • Adult Still's disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Rubella arthritis
  • Hepatitis B or C
  • Palindromic rheumatism
  • Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (paraneoplastic)

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DDx

  • Gout with tophi (mistaken for nodules)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Parvovirus B19 infection
  • Osteoarthritis or inflammatory osteoarthritis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Hemochromatosis (metacarpophalangeal & wrist joints)
  • Adult Still's disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Rubella arthritis
  • Hepatitis B or C
  • Palindromic rheumatism
  • Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (paraneoplastic)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014