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Arthritis & Rheumatology: Photos courtesy of Stephen Soloway MD

Listed below are high resolution photographs of patients with rheumatological disorders. Scroll down to see patients with splinter hemorrhage from scleroderma, Hepatits c related cryoglobulinemia vasculitis, Gottron's plaques from dermatomyositis, nodular rheumatoid arthritis, Relapsing Polychondritis of the ear, Prominence of the temporal artery from Temporal Arteritis, and necrosis of the fingertips from antiphospholipid syndrome.

All photos on this page are courtesy of Stephen Soloway MD. He is in private practice of rheumatology in Vineland New Jersey, (856) 794-9090.  He has been consistently named as one of the top doctors in the Philadelphia area by Philadelphia magazine, the only doctor outside of Pennsylvania to achieve that honor in rheumatology. Castle Connolly has also recognized him as one of America’s Top Doctors, for several years in a row.

Splinter Hemorrhage
Splinter Hemorrhage: In a patient with scleroderma. This is a nonspecific finding and can be associated with subacute bacterial endocarditis, SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, antiphospholipid syndrome, and trauma

Vasculitis secondary to Cryoglobulinemia
Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis: Woman with hepatitis C with cryoglobulinemia, vasculitis, arthritis, and peripheral neuropathy.

Gottren's Plaques
Gottron's Plaques: Five year old girl with Dermatomyositis

Nodular Rheumatoid Arthritis. Cutaneous nodule at elbow as manifestation of nodular rheumatoid arthritis.


Relapsing Polychondritis
Relapsing Polychondritis: 
Woman with rheumatoid arthritis, positive ANCA (anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies), and repeated episodes of inflamed painful ear, with sparing of earlobe. Biopsy showed polychondritis.


Temporal Arteritis 
Temporal Arteritis:
Prominence of Temporal Artery. Biopsy showed temporal arteritis 

APLA Syndrome
Antiphospholipid Antibody (Hughes') Syndrome: This syndrome is characterized by recurrent arterial or venous thrombotic events, such as in the fingers of this woman. It is associated with elevated titers of antiphospholipid antibodies such as lupus anticoagulant and anticardiolipin antibodies. Other names for this syndrome are APLA or  APS syndrome.