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Publication Detail
An unusual case of weight loss in a patient with refractory rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Publication Type:
    Journal article
  • Publication Sub Type:
    Case Reports
  • Authors:
    Birns J, Ioannou Y, Shipley ME
  • Publication date:
    05/2005
  • Pagination:
    305, 306
  • Journal:
    Age Ageing
  • Volume:
    34
  • Issue:
    3
  • Status:
    Published
  • Country:
    England
  • Print ISSN:
    0002-0729
  • PII:
    34/3/305
  • Language:
    eng
  • Keywords:
    Aged, Antirheumatic Agents, Arthritis, Rheumatoid, Biopsy, Diagnosis, Differential, Humans, Liver, Liver Neoplasms, Male, Melanoma, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Ultrasonography, Weight Loss
Abstract
We describe a case of metastatic malignant melanoma with no primary cutaneous lesion presenting as weight loss in a man with refractory, seropositive rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The patient had undergone multiple investigations previously and the case highlights the importance of repeat assessment in elderly patients presenting with unexplained weight loss.
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