Anales de Medicina Interna
versión impresa ISSN 0212-7199
NICOLAS-SANCHEZ, F. J. et al. RS3PE associated with tuberculosis. An. Med. Interna (Madrid) [online]. 2007, vol.24, n.10, pp.494-496. ISSN 0212-7199.
The remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema of the elderly patient with edema and fovea (RS3PE), characterizes for the appearance of one polyarthritis symmetrical with fovea in the back of the hands, and negative reumatoideal factor. The association to tuberculosis had not been described before. One presents the case of a 89-year-old patient who consulted for anorexia of month and a half of evolution accompanied of edema in hands and feet, with negative reumatoideal factor. He was presenting a pulmonary infiltrated, which microbiological study revealed the infection for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Palabras clave : RS3PE; Remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema; Tuberculosis.