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Medical Term:

rheumatoid nodules

 

Definition: subcutaneous nodules, occurring most commonly over bony prominences, in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis; microscopically, the nodules are foci of fibrinoid necrosis, surrounded by a palisade of fibroblasts.

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