dactylitis


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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.
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Dactylitis and priapism were reported to occur in significant number of cases of sickle cell anaemia in America and Jamaica, but cases of dactylitis or priapism were not seen in our study.
It revealed that 41% of patients achieved an ACR 20, 22% achieved minimal disease activity, 62% had an improvement in dactylitis, and 25% had an improvement in enthesitis.
PsA, however, is more likely to be asymmetric and to present with enthesopathy (inflammation of tendons at their insertion sites that can often cause confusion with fibromyalgia), dactylitis (inflammation of a digit), and iritis (inflammation in the iris of the eye).
The patients who had had reactive arthritis (arthritis of peripheral joints, dactylitis, enthesitis, sacroiliitis) for more than 12 months were classified as having the chronic form of disease [12, 17].
The treatment also resulted in improvement in dactylitis (inflammation of fingers and toes) and enthesitis (inflammation at sites where tendons or ligaments insert into bone) in patients with these pre-existing symptoms.
aureus No No isolation Initial antibiotic regimen Cep & Ami Pen G & Ami Subsequent antibiotic None Oxa regimen Length of hospitalization 19 12 (days) Complications None None Outcome Resolution Resolution Antimicrobial testing Susceptible Ami, Cip, Tei Gen, Rif, Tei, TMP-SMX, Van Resistant Ery, Gen Ami, Ery Characteristic Case III Case IV Date of admission 2 August 2004 10 October 2005 Age 36 months 5 months Gender Female Male Underlying illness Sickle cell disease None Diagnosis at presentation Dactylitis Pyodermitis Other site of S.
He had bilateral dactylitis with arthritis of the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints of the lateral 3 fingers.
If the heel hurts, it's probable that the patient has dactylitis and some form of psoriatic arthritis," according to Dr.
9) In this case, even though the chief complaint was reproduced with palpation of the enthesis of the Achilles tendon and aggravated by a squat, the presence of skin and nail lesions and a mild dactylitis of the hallux led the clinicians to suspect a seronegative spondyloarthropathy.
Acquired macrodactyly includes dactylitis secondary to infection, infarction, and Still's disease; osteoid osteoma and melorheostosis and can be distinguished from the congenital type by the appearance at birth.
Herein, we present a three-year-old girl, who was previously vaccinated against mumps infection, admitted with bilateral parotid swelling, dactylitis and serum immunoglobulin M positivity for mumps infection and diagnosed to have ALL with bilateral persistent parotid involvement, inconsistent with mumps infection.