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

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.
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You usually have to treat the underlying condition to help dactylitis - although ibuprofen or similar drugs can treat the inflammation.
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha blocking agents may be used efficiently for the treatment of uveitis, dactylitis, enthesitis, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel diseases.
In short, this system identifies PsA based on the presence of [greater than or equal to] 3 points by scoring for current evidence of psoriasis, 2 points; and a personal history or a family history of psoriasis, typical psoriatic nail, a negative test result for the presence of rheumatoid factor, current dactylitis, or radiographic evidence of juxta-articular new bone formation, 1 point each.
Features suggestive of sickle cell disease- dactylitis or sudden splenic enlargement and pallor in a young child or in an older child or adult, limb, abdominal or chest pain.
We made a clinical diagnosis of blistering distal dactylitis (BDD), a condition typically caused by infection with Gram-positive bacteria.
Psoriatic arthritis is characterized by asymmetrical oligoarthritis of the hands and wrists present in most cases as well as dactylitis, a sausage like swelling of the fingers.
Juvenile psoriatic arthritis is characterized by a psoriatic rash, accompanied by arthritis, nail pitting and dactylitis. Disease complications can vary from growth retardation and osteoporosis secondary to treatment and disease activity, to life-threatening macrophage activation syndrome with multi-organ insufficiency.
It is frequently characterized by an involvement of the axial joints, but may also be associated with peripheral arthritis (synovitis and/or dactylitis and/or enthesopathy) (7).
The common extra-articular features included recurrent acute anterior uveitis (AAU), enthesitis, and dactylitis. Wright and colleagues called this entity "seronegative spondarthritis" (SSA).
She had dactylitis at 2 1/2 years and was on regular follow-up with an average of one pain crisis per year until 10 years of life when she had two admissions, managed as typhoid fever and osteomyelitis, respectively.
Acute chest syndrome with recurrence, stroke, dactylitis, lower base line total hemoglobin and hemoglobin F level, and early presentation with painful crisis are common clinical features of SCD in the western province.
In particular, enthesitis and dactylitis are distinctive clinical features of PsA.