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Rheumatoid Nodule MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rheumatoid Nodule
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.114.154.683
C05.799.114.683
C17.300.775.099.683
Unique ID
D012218
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012218
Annotation
in rheum arthritis; do not confuse with RHEUMATIC NODULE in rheum fever
Scope Note
Subcutaneous nodules seen in 20-30% of rheumatoid arthritis patients. They may arise anywhere on the body, but are most frequently found over the bony prominences. The nodules are characterized histologically by dense areas of fibrinoid necrosis with basophilic streaks and granules, surrounded by a palisade of cells, mainly fibroblasts and histiocytes.
Entry Term(s)
Rheumatoid Nodulosis
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(63)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Rheumatoid Nodule Preferred
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