pseudorheumatoid nodules

pseudorheumatoid nodules

benign subcutaneous nodules of unknown etiology resembling rheumatoid nodules but not associated with rheumatic disease; may occur in multiple sites, such as the dorsa of the feet or hands, elbows, scalp, and pretibial area. Serologic test results for collagen vascular disease are negative.
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* Pseudorheumatoid nodules. Also known as subcutaneous granuloma annulare, these deep, firm nodules usually appear over the tibial area or over the scalp.