Erosive osteoarthritis

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Bilateral hand swelling and tenderness.

Patient Data

Age: 78
Gender: Female

A degenerative pattern of arthritis affects the DIP and PIP joints of all the fingers and the DIP joints of both thumbs. There are a few erosions and the PIP joints demonstrated a "gullwing appearance". Findings are consistent with an erosive osteoarthritis.

Case Discussion

Erosive osteoarthritis is a seronegative arthropathy that typically presents in postmenopausal females. 

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Case information

rID: 38609
Case created: 27th Jul 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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