Jaccoud arthritis

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Jac·coud ar·thri·tis

(zhah-kū'),
a rare form of chronic arthritis, reported to occur after attacks of acute rheumatic fever, characterized by an unusual form of bone erosion of the metacarpal heads and by ulnar deviation of the fingers; it resembles rheumatoid arthritis but with less overt inflammation, and rheumatoid factor is absent.
Synonym(s): Jaccoud arthropathy

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
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Moreover, erosions have been shown in SLE patients with arthritis without rhupus or Jaccoud arthropathy patterns while receiving treatment for organic involvement of its SLE (Figure 1).
Jaccoud arthropathy in systemic lupus erythematosus: analysis of clinical characteristics and review of the literature.
(38) Metacarpal finger deformities, known as Jaccoud arthropathy, are clearly visible during clinical assessment.