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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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.
There have been various methods used over the years, although the standard that is currently considered the most specific is the CIASsification of Psoriatic ARthritis (CASPAR) criteria, which require the presence of inflammation in a joint, the spine, or entheses plus at least 3 points from the following factors: presence of current psoriasis (2 points) or a personal or family history of psoriasis (1 point), dactylitis (1 point), pitting or ridging of the nails (1 point), a negative rheumatoid factor (1 point), and radiographic evidence of new bone formation (1 point).
In addition, dactylitis was identified in eight patients (16%) and enthesis in 31 (62%) patients.
The studies also captured improvements in enthesitis and dactylitis scores for patients with enthesitis and/or dactylitis at baseline.
Fever abated by day 7, and after 30 days of IV ceftazidime, the nodules had involuted and the dactylitis and arthritis had resolved.
The golimumab 100 mg dose significantly improved dactylitis measured by percent change in dactylitis score compared with placebo at week 14 (66 percent versus 5 percent; P = 0.
Dactylitis and enthesitis are typical features of psoriatic arthritis, and there is no known laboratory test that is diagnostic of the condition.
Spondyloarthropathies are a group of diseases that present primarily with inflammation of the axial skeleton, peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, morning stiffness, dactylitis, and acute anterior uveitis.
4-6) The clinical phenotype may be quite heterogeneous, including either oligoarticular (< 5) or polyarticular joint inflammation (often asymmetric), spondylitis, enthesitis (especially involving lower extremity tendon and ligament insertions), dactylitis, uveitis, and inflammatory bowel changes, in addition to psoriasis and nail disease.
Treatment with Ustekinumab also Resulted in Significant Improvements in Physical Function, Enthesitis and Dactylitis, and Plaque Psoriasis