Jaccoud arthropathy

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Hand pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Ulnar deviation and subluxation of the metacarpophalangeal joints. Degenerative change at the 1st carpometacarpal joint. No erosions identified.

Case Discussion

Findings are in keeping with Jaccoud arthropathy, which can be seen in numerous conditions including rheumatic fever, SLE, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease. This patient had a long history (15+ years) of SLE. 

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Case Information

rID: 46242
Case created: 28th Jun 2016
Last edited: 30th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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