[Development and/or increase of rheumatoid nodules in RA patients following leflunomide therapy].

@article{Braun2004DevelopmentAI,
  title={[Development and/or increase of rheumatoid nodules in RA patients following leflunomide therapy].},
  author={Michael G. Braun and R van Rhee and Dr. med. D. Becker-Capeller},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie},
  year={2004},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={84-7}
}
This is the first description of the development of rheumatoid nodules in 3 rheumatoid arthritis patients following leflunomide therapy. The nodules were localized at typical sites with preference of the extensor side of hands and elbow. One nodule examined histologically revealed the typical architecture of RA nodules. In all 3 patients the time of onset of nodulosis was about 6 months after initiating the leflunomide therapy. In all 3 patients leflunomide was clinically efficacious concerning… CONTINUE READING
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