JESSE J. HOPKINS; JULIUS B. RICHMOND
Since the publication of the description of palindromic rheumatism as a "'new,' oft recurring disease of joints apparently producing no articular residues" by Hench and Rosenberg,1, 2 several additional case reports have appeared in the literature.3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 However, because of the apparently infrequent occurrence of this condition, it is believed appropriate that we record our observations of a patient in whom the diagnosis of palindromic rheumatism seems well established in accordance with the description presented by Hench and Rosenberg.
Briefly, palindromic rheumatism is characterized by recurrent attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and disability generally of only
HOPKINS JJ, RICHMOND JB. PALINDROMIC RHEUMATISM(PALINDROMIC RHEUMATISM*). Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:454–458. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-3-454
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