[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.
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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
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