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Multiple rice body formation accompanying the chronic nonspecific tenosynovitis of flexor tendons of the wrist

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Rice body formation is generally a rare disorder related to rheumatoid arthritis. It can also be observed in cases of systemic lupus erythematosus, seronegative arthritis, infectious arthritis (tuberculosis, atypical mycobacterial infection), nonspecific arthritis, and osteoarthritis. It is generally located within joints or bursae. Multiple rice bodies of tendon sheaths are rarely encountered. Rice body formation may also be encountered without underlying systemic disorders. We present a case of multiple rice body formation that accompanied chronic nonspecific tenosynovitis of the flexor tendons of the wrist.

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Ergun, T., Lakadamyali, H. & Aydin, O. Multiple rice body formation accompanying the chronic nonspecific tenosynovitis of flexor tendons of the wrist. Radiat Med 26, 545–548 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11604-008-0270-7

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