Haygarth nodes


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Hay·garth nodes

(hā'garth),
exostoses from the margins of the articular surfaces and from the periosteum and bone in the neighborhood of the joints of the fingers, leading to ankylosis and associated with lateral deflection of the fingers toward the ulnar side, which occur in rheumatoid arthritis.

Hay·garth nodes

(hā'gahrth nōdz)
Exostoses from the margins of the articular surfaces and from the periosteum and bone in the neighborhood of the joints of the fingers, leading to ankylosis and associated with lateral deflection of the fingers toward the ulnar side, which occur in rheumatoid arthritis.

Haygarth nodes

Joint swelling seen in rheumatoid arthritis.
See also: node

Haygarth,

John, English physician, 1740-1827.
Haygarth nodes - exostoses associated with lateral deflection of the fingers toward the ulnar side, occurring in rheumatoid arthritis. Synonym(s): Haygarth nodosities
Haygarth nodosities - Synonym(s): Haygarth nodes