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).
KeywordsRheumatoid Arthritis Pyoderma Gangrenosum Alopecia Areata Metatarsal Head Rheumatoid Nodule
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