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Unusual Presenting Syndrome of Rheumatoid Arthritis Exacerbation

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We herewith report the rare case of a patient with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who developed on 2 occasions the clinical picture of an isolated unilateral palsy of the inferior oblique muscle—Brown’s syndrome, following pregnancies, each time in a different eye. Although the eye is frequently involved in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the Brown’s syndrome is seldom reported in literature with regards to RA.

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T. Reitblat, O. Reitblat and O. Elkayam, "Unusual Presenting Syndrome of Rheumatoid Arthritis Exacerbation," Open Journal of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-2. doi: 10.4236/ojra.2012.21001.


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