Trachea
Nonneoplastic lesions
Rheumatoid nodules

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 November 2017, last major update October 2012

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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