Erosive osteoarthritis

Case contributed by Dr Eric F Greif

Presentation

Chronic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 100
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is severe joint space narrowing at the first carpometacarpal joint and the interphalangeal joints. At the first carpometacarpal joint there is associated subchondral sclerosis and cyst formation. There are also subchondral central erosions at the heads of the proximal phalanges with marginal osteophytes involving the distal phalangeal bases, demonstrating gull wing deformity through the second and fifth digits. Severe joint space narrowing, subchondral sclerosis, and erosive changes of the scaphoid-trapezium and scaphoid-trapezoid joints. Narrowing of the radiocarpal joint. Diffuse osteopenia. Findings are keeping with erosive osteoarthritic changes.

Case Discussion

Findins are keeping with erosive osteoarthritic changes.

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Case Information

rID: 29655
Case created: 11th Jun 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
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