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Symptomatic manubriosternal joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis.
  1. A Doube,
  2. A K Clarke
  1. Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath.

    Abstract

    The manubriosternal joint is commonly involved in rheumatoid arthritis but rarely gives rise to symptoms. A patient is reported with seropositive, erosive rheumatoid arthritis, who developed symptoms resembling pleuritic pain, arising from synovitis of the manubriosternal joint. Treatment with intra-articular steroid injection resolved these symptoms rapidly.

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