Bilateral clindodactyly

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

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Suspected rheumatoid arthritis

Patient Data

Age: 68 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bilateral clinodactyly is evident. Bony alignment is normal, There is no evidence of periarticular erosion.

Case Discussion

Clinodactyly is derived from Ancient Greek term: 'klinen' meaning 'to bend' and 'daktylos' meaning digit. It is the radial angulation at the interphalangeal joint, in this case affecting the 5th digit 1.

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Case information

rID: 48070
Case created: 18th Sep 2016
Last edited: 26th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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