Rheumatoid arthritis

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions

Presentation

Pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Bilateral os acetabuli and protrusio acetabuli with geode/possible AVN right femoral head. Marked joint loss bilaterally. Osteopenia.

Modality: X-ray

Erosion of the superior dens and smaller eroded posterior spinous processes.

Extension C1-2 distance measures: 5 to 6mm

Flexion C1-2 distance measures: 7mm

Some erosive facet change and osteopenia noted.

In flexion C2-3 4mm slip corrects in flexion, C6-7 5 to 6mm slip with correction by 4mm.

Case Discussion

The patient has a known history of rheumatoid arthritis

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Case Information

rID: 28942
Case created: 23rd Apr 2014
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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