Hook-like osteophytes

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 05 Jun 2022

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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