We describe a case of arthritis and subcutaneous nodules in a 34-year-old woman with anti-ribonucleoprotein presence and no response to glucocorticoid treatment. A human immunodeficiency virus infection was diagnosed, and the antiretroviral therapy completely controlled the rheumatic manifestations.
From the *"Matei Bals" Infectious Diseases Institute and †Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania.
Reprints: Gabriel-Adrian Popescu, MD, PhD, "Matei Bals" Infectious Diseases Institute, Grozovici str, nr.1, sector 2, Bucharest, Romania. E-mail: email@example.com.
The work was done in Infectious Diseases Department, "Matei Bals" Infectious Diseases Institute, Bucharest, Romania.
The authors did not have any financial support.