Haemochromatosis

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Haemochromatosis. Wrist and elbow pain bilat.

Patient Data

Age: 46
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Chondrocalcinosis in left triangular fibrocartilage.

Mild osteophytic spurring of radial aspects of 3rd metacarpals bilat.

Both are features seen in haemochromatosis (but not specific for it)

Small bone fragments between left 2nd n 3rd metacarpals probably from old fracture of 3rd metacarpal noted.

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Case Information

rID: 19210
Case created: 16th Aug 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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