Download Rheumatoid Arthritis Nodules
Images. Rheumatoid arthritis nodules can range in size from very small (around 2 millimeters) to larger (around 5 centimeters). They're usually round in shape, though it's possible they may have irregular.
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Rheumatoid nodules are a complication of rheumatoid arthritis, though not all people with the condition will develop nodules.
Around 7% of people with rheumatoid arthritis have nodules when they're first diagnosed. Rheumatoid arthritis can result in loose, deformed joints, loss of mobility and diminished strength. Firm lumps, called rheumatoid nodules, which grow beneath the skin in places such as the elbow and hands. These bumps can be as large as a walnut or as small as.