The skin in rheumatoid arthritis

  • C. R. Lovell
  • P. J. Maddison
  • G. V. Campion


The skin does not bear the brunt of disease in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) unlike other connective tissue disorders. However, skin manifestations reflect the systemic nature of RA or its association with other autoimmune disorders. Cutaneous drug effects are common (see Chapter 10).


Rheumatoid Arthritis Pyoderma Gangrenosum Alopecia Areata Metatarsal Head Rheumatoid Nodule 
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© C.R. Lovell, P.J. Maddison and G.V. Campion 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. R. Lovell
    • 1
  • P. J. Maddison
    • 2
  • G. V. Campion
    • 3
  1. 1.Royal United HospitalBathUK
  2. 2.Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic DiseasesBathUK
  3. 3.Hoechst AGWiesbadenGermany

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