A Patient with Inflammatory Arthritis

An American doctor in the US specializing in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine posted on SERMO with a patient case. The physician reported his 50-year-old female patient with arthritis, highlighting several hand deformities.


The doctor writes:

“History of hidradenitis suppurativa as well as mandibular abscess. Any suggestions on how to treat, does not have any active synovitis. have ordered rheumatoid factor CCP lupus labs. 2007 hand x-rays were normal, ordered new.”

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