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December 1976

Rheumatoid Nodules of the Upper LidReport of a Case

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(12):2127-2128. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040787013

• Severe rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid nodules on the left upper lid occurred in a 72-year-old woman. Rheumatoid nodules may break down either spontaneously or secondary to trauma. When breakdown occurs, debridement and closure are recommended.