Terminal phalangeal osteosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis

Currat, Michael; Aubry-Rozier, Bérengère; Dudler, Jean
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE428
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 58-year old woman who had a history of peripheral symmetric arthritis. The patient has been diagnosed with terminal phalangeal osteosclerosis and seronegative rheumatoid arthritis. It says that the osteosclerosis' radiographic appearance was possibly enhanced by severe osteopenia relative to the rheumatoid arthritis and corticotherapy of the patient.


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