Rheumatoid arthritis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Alshammari

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Generalized decrease of the bone density. Sever erosive and destructive changes are noted in distal radius and ulna bilaterally as well as carpal bones causing collapse and loss of volume.

Extensive joint space narrowing involving intercarpal, carpometacarpal and wrist joints.

Erosive changes also seen along head and base of proximal phalanges.

Soft tissue swelling is noted bilaterally with soft tissue calcification lateral to the right ulna.

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Case Information

rID: 16289
Case created: 7th Jan 2012
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
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