Sausage Finger

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Dermatology A sign consisting of fusiform soft-tissue swelling of usually a single digit, fancifully likened to a cocktail sausage, and classically associated with the single-ray pattern of involvement in psoriatic arthritis. It may rarely be the first sign of psoriasis
Rheumatology A generic term used by rheumatologists to describe diffuse swelling of the digit, as may occur in proliferative tenosynovitis caused by an atypical mycobacterium, Mycobacterium terrae
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