Advanced rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist with carpal fusion

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Wrist pain and stiffness.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old

Almost total loss of radiocarpal, carpometacarpal and intercarpal joint spaces associated with multiple radial and carpal bone small subchondral cysts and bony fusion of trapezium, trapezoid and scaphoid bones.

Diagnosis: Advanced rheumatoid arthritis.

Case Discussion

The patient gave a history of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Case information

rID: 22989
Case created: 11th May 2013
Last edited: 8th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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