The Z deformity is one of the musculoskeletal manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis in hand:

  • radial deviation at the wrist
  • ulnar deviation of the digits, and often
  • palmar subluxation of the proximal phalanges
Arthritides
Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 21575
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Z deformities

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