Heberden's nodes

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Heberden's nodes

Bony swellings around the furthest joints of the fingers, occurring in OSTEOARTHRITIS. (William Heberden, English physician, 1710–1801)

Heberden's nodes

Swelling or deformation of the finger joints closest to the fingertips.
Mentioned in: Osteoarthritis

Heberden's nodes

swelling of distal interphalangeal finger joints, characteristic of osteoarthritis