Trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Left thumb pain and decreased range of motion

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male

First carpometacarpal degenerative changes including joint space narrowing, subchondral sclerosis and marginal osteophytosis are noted.

Hook-like osteophytes of the heads of the metacarpals with relative sparing of the first metacarpal is seen.

Patchy osteopenia maybe secondary to disuse.

No fracture or dislocation identified.

Case Discussion

Trapeziometacarpal and metacarpophalangeal osteoarthritis.

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Case information

rID: 65955
Published: 2nd Feb 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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