Jaccoud syndrome

Jaccoud syndrome

(zha-koo′)
[Francois Sigismond Jaccoud, Fr. physician, 1830–1913]
A rare joint disease in which recurring bouts of arthritis affect multiple joints. The fingers show prominent ulnar deviation with subluxation of the metacarpals that can be reduced manually; typically there is no loss of cartilage or bone erosion. This syndrome has been associated with several diseases, including rheumatic fever, progressive systemic sclerosis, sarcoidosis, and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Jaccoud,

François Sigismond, French physician, 1830-1913.
Jaccoud arthritis - a rare form of chronic arthritis, reported to occur after attacks of acute rheumatic fever. Synonym(s): Jaccoud arthropathy
Jaccoud arthropathy - Synonym(s): Jaccoud arthritis
Jaccoud syndrome