Subcutaneous nodules in RA can predict cardiovascular risk

11/19/2012 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Rheumatoid arthritis patients with subcutaneous nodules were 44% more likely to suffer from a cardiovascular disease than those without nodules, according to a study presented at the American College of Rheumatology's 2012 meeting. Women had a higher increase in cardiovascular risk with age than men, researchers said.

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