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A Rare Case of Rheumatoid Tenosynovitis with Unilateral R.A. Mimicking Tuberculosis Tenosynovitis | Abstract

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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A Rare Case of Rheumatoid Tenosynovitis with Unilateral R.A. Mimicking Tuberculosis Tenosynovitis

Author(s): Kushwanth E, Arvind Natarajan K* and Mervinrosario PM

Abstract

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease chronic in nature targeting multiple joints. Savithri 48 years old female hailing from Keelkatalai house maid by profession came to Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital in the orthopaedic OPD. This patient with atypical asymmetrical unilateral multiple joint shows a rare presentation of rheumatoid arthritis with flexor tendon synovitis shows the presence of atypical presentations and the importance of obtaining histopathological tissue diagnosis.

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