Rheumatoid nodules in thyroid gland parenchyma as an expression of rheumatoid arthritis: a case report

Abstract Background The rheumatoid nodule is the most common extra-articular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis. When present, it is readily identified in conventional hematoxylin and eosin sections. Case presentation We report a case with several rheumatoid nodules in a thyroid gland of a 33-yea...

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Main Authors: Efthimios Sivridis, Maria Kouroupi, Michael Ioannis Koukourakis, Stella Arelaki, Nikolaos Lyratzopoulos, Alexandra Giatromanolaki
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-05-01
Series:Journal of Medical Case Reports
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13256-019-2113-9