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What should I do if I notice a mushy texture in my joints caused by my rheumatoid arthritis?

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You might hear it called a "boggy" joint. When your joint lining starts to have problems, it may give your joint a mushy texture. This may continue even when you don't have a flare. See your rheumatologist if you notice this happening.

SOURCES: Harris, E., , W.B. Saunders, 2005. Klippel, J. , 12th edition, Arthritis Foundation, 2001. van Leeuwen, M., , 1994. Ward M., , 1993. Wolfe F., , 1991.




Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 7th editionPrimer on the Rheumatic DiseasesJournal of RheumatologyArchives of Internal MedicineJournal of Rheumatology

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 15, 2016

SOURCES: Harris, E., , W.B. Saunders, 2005. Klippel, J. , 12th edition, Arthritis Foundation, 2001. van Leeuwen, M., , 1994. Ward M., , 1993. Wolfe F., , 1991.




Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 7th editionPrimer on the Rheumatic DiseasesJournal of RheumatologyArchives of Internal MedicineJournal of Rheumatology

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 15, 2016

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