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Ann Rheum Dis. 1978 Oct; 37(5): 473–475.
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Costovertebral and costotransverse joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis.


Lesions of the costovertebral (CV) and costotransverse (CT) joints are distinctly unusual in rheumatoid arthritis. The patient presented had dramatic changes in these joints with destruction, ankylosis, and bony overgrowth. This led to a moderate respiratory impairment and a distinctive radiological presentation.

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