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Rheumatic Nodule

A small round or oval, mostly subcutaneous nodule made up chiefly of a mass of Aschoff bodies and seen in cases of rheumatic fever. It is differentiated from the RHEUMATOID NODULE which appears in rheumatoid arthritis, most frequently over bony prominences. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Year introduced: 1967

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Tree Number(s): C05.550.114.843.566, C05.799.825.566

MeSH Unique ID: D012215

Entry Terms:

  • Nodule, Rheumatic
  • Nodules, Rheumatic
  • Rheumatic Nodules
  • Aschoff Bodies
  • Bodies, Aschoff

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