Mutilating rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


End-stage RA. Planned radiation synovectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Severe osteoarthitis of the wrist and distal radioulnar joints. Several erosions at the distal radius, ulna and the carpal bones. Mutilation of the ulnar head with slight ulnar deviation of the carpus. Joint space narrowing, sclerosis and osteophytes at the MP II joint.

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Case information

rID: 18475
Published: 9th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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