Rheumatoid arthritis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Wrist pain and limited movement of 3 months duration

Patient Data

Age: 57 years old
Gender: Male

There are multiple small erosions seen at carpal bones and radial styloid process associated with marrow edema of carpal bones (especially the lunate and triquetral bones and scapholunate dissociation), ulnar subluxation and synovial hypertrophy and enhancement of the wrist joint. Also there is tear of the triangular fibrocartilage allow joint effusion to extend proximally.

Diagnosis: Rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist joint.

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Case information

rID: 22839
Published: 27th Apr 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: hand, wrist
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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