Painful Plantar Lesions: An Unusual Presentation for Rheumatoid Nodules

@article{BarrioDaz2017PainfulPL,
  title={Painful Plantar Lesions: An Unusual Presentation for Rheumatoid Nodules},
  author={Pablo Del Barrio-D{\'i}az and Sergio Berzosa Gonz{\'a}lez and Cristi{\'a}n Vera-Kellet},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={955-956}
}
A 59-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis on long-term methotrexate presented with 6 months of multiple painful lesions on his heels that impaired his gait. He denied any trauma to his foot or new medications. Physical examination revealed multiple painful papules and nodules on his heels (Fig.1). A skin biopsy of a nodule showed diffuse interstitial and… CONTINUE READING