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April 15, 1974

Rheumatoid Disease Without Joint Involvement

Author Affiliations

From the Medical Service-Rheumatic Disease Section, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine.

JAMA. 1974;228(3):338-339. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230280040031

An elderly black man had an unusual manifestation of severe rheumatoid disease. Thus far, five years since the onset of disease, he has experienced no serious joint involvement and yet has had multiple subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules, bilateral rheumatoid pleuritis with effusion, nodular scleritis, and high titer of rheumatoid factor.

(JAMA 228:338-339, 1974)