Ревматология: текущие исследования

Ревматология: текущие исследования
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ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)


Dermatologic Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Archana Sharma and Daniel Albert

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease which can involve tissues and organs other than the synovial joints. RA patients with skin manifestations usually have severe disease. Rheumatoid nodule is the most common skin manifestation seen in RA. Other skin conditions commonly described in RA are rheumatoid vasculitis, raynaud’s phenomenon and neutrophilic dermatoses. Drugs used to treat RA could also cause skin changes. In this review we will discuss the various cutaneous complications associated with RA.