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Clinical picture of the week: Rheumatoid nodules

This award-winning photograph shows nodules on a thumb from rheumatoid arthritis.

Bronze winner in the Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards 2009, this photograph was taken by Seren Stacey-Jones at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

This is the latest in our series of clinical pictures which will be published every week. Click here to see all the pictures.

Nodules on a thumb from rheumatoid arthritis