Heberden nodes


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Related to Heberden nodes: osteoarthritis, Bouchard's nodes

Heb·er·den nodes

(hē'bĕr-dĕn),
exostoses about the size of a pea or smaller, found on the terminal phalanges of the fingers in osteoarthritis, which are enlargements of the tubercles at the articular extremities of the distal phalanges.
Synonym(s): tuberculum arthriticum (1)

Heberden nodes

Calcified nodules at the base of the terminal phalanges in osteoarthritis.
Named after William Heberden (1710–1801), an English physician.

Heb·er·den nodes

(hē'bĕr-dĕn nōdz)
Exostoses no larger than a pea found on the terminal phalanges of the fingers in osteoarthritis, which are enlargements of the tubercles at the articular extremities of the distal phalanges.
Synonym(s): tuberculum arthriticum (1) .

Heberden,

William, Sr., English physician, 1710-1801.
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Heberden nodes - small exostoses found on the terminal phalanges of the fingers in osteoarthritis. Synonym(s): Heberden nodosities; Rosenbach disease (1); tuberculum arthriticum
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