Hook-like osteophytes

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 23 Aug 2023

Hook-like osteophytes describe overhanging bone spurs seen at the metacarpal heads, usually at the radial aspect, and characteristically seen with hemochromatosis, although may be seen in other conditions 1.

Differential diagnosis

Hook-like osteophytes are seen in:

Less common 2-4:

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Cases and figures

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