Osteoarthritis (mnemonic)

A mnemonic to remember the main signs of osteoarthritis on plain radiography include:

  • LOSS


mnemonic for Heberden nodes and Bouchard nodes

  • Heberden- distal interphalangeal joint (H-D) (High Definition)
  • Bouchard- proximal interphalangeal joint (B-P) ( Blue Picture)

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rID: 22490
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • LOSS

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