Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal and 1st carpometacarpal arthritis

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Patient Data

Age: 89
Gender: Male


Degenerative changes of the first carpometacarpal and scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal joints.

No fracture or dislocation identified.


Case Discussion

Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal (STT) arthritis is a cause of radial wrist pain and is commonly seen on radiographs. STT arthritis is commonly associated with degenerative change at the first carpometacarpal joint. 

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