Rheumatoid arthritis

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2 days increasing throbbing pain and swelling. On methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis.

Patient Data

Age: 47 years
Gender: Male

Carpal bones demonstrate advanced degenerative changes with scapholunate advanced collapse and proximal migration of the capitate. First metacarpophalangeal joint is partially subluxed. There is marked soft tissue swelling of the whole hand.

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Case information

rID: 18380
Published: 3rd Jul 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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