Benign rheumatoid nodules.

  title={Benign rheumatoid nodules.},
  author={F. Estelle R. Simons and Jane G. Schaller},
  volume={56 1},
Fifteen asymptomatic children with benign rheumatoid nodules, followed up to 12 years, are described. Nodules are characterized by subcutaneous location with predilection for pretibial regions and scalp, occasional large size, spontaneous regression, and frequent recurrence. Granuloma annulare was present in two patients. All 15 children were healthy and free from rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, or any other recognizable systemic disease at followup and none had positive tests for… CONTINUE READING

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