carpophalangeal

carpophalangeal

 [kahr″po-fah-lan´je-al]
pertaining to the carpus and phalanges.

carpophalangeal

pertaining to the carpus and phalanges.
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Simultaneous soft tissue swelling or fluid in at least 3 joint areas (proximal interphalangeal [PIP], meta carpophalangeal [MCP], wrist, elbow, knee, ankle, metatarsophalangeal [MTP] joints), as observed by a physician.
Table 1 Criteria for referral to a rheumatologist for suspected rheumatoid arthritis * Three or more swollen joints * Involvement of the metatarsophalangeal and/or metal carpophalangeal joint(s) with a positive squeeze test * Morning stiffness for 30 minutes or more * Positive for rheumatoid factor * An acute phase response * Erosions evident radiographically TABLE 2 Selected medications for chronic neuropathic pain (45,48,49,51) Medication Initial dose Titration Maximum dose FIRST LINE Gabapentin 100-300 mg 100-300 mg 3,600 mg daily nightly or 3 times daily (1,200 mg 100-300 mg 1-7d 3 times daily) 3 times daily Lidocaine Up to 3 patches None Up to 3 patches patch 5% applied to painful applied to skin area for a painful skin maximum of 12 h area for a maximum of 12 h Methadone 2.