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dactylitis

 [dak″tĭ-li´tis]
inflammation of a finger or toe.

dac·ty·li·tis

(dak'ti-lī'tis),
Inflammation of one or more fingers.

dactylitis

[dak′tilī′tis]
1 a painful inflammation of the fingers or toes, usually associated with sickle cell anemia or certain infectious diseases, particularly syphilis or tuberculosis.
2 a sausage-shaped digit associated with psoriatic arthritis.
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Dactylitis

dactylitis

Inflammation of a digit–a finger or a toe

dac·ty·li·tis

(dak'ti-lī'tis)
Inflammation of one or more fingers.

dactylitis

Inflammation of the fingers and toes causing spindle-like (fusiform) swelling. This is a feature of SICKLE-CELL ANAEMIA in infants and is caused by blockage of the small arteries by clumped sickled red blood cells.

dactylitis

; sausage toe digital inflammation characteristic of psoriatic arthropathy but also associated with other sero-negative arthritides, e.g. Reiter's disease

dactylitis

inflammation of a digit.