joints of hand

joints of hand

[TA]
joints include the radiocarpal or wrist joint; intercarpal, carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal, metacarpophalangeal, and interphalangeal joints.

joints of hand

(joynts hand) [TA]
Collective term comprising the radiocarpal or wrist joint; intercarpal, carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal, metacarpophalangeal, and interphalangeal joints.
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Predominant clinical findings of HCVrA include tenosynovitis, small joint synovitis, symmetrical arthritis, involvement of small joints of hand and wrist.
His first symptoms began as painless swelling of IP joints of hand at his late childhood.
There was decreased range of motion at the wrist and small joints of hand. Similar findings with lesser severity were also present on the left hand.
In RA group, most common tender joints involved were wrist (88%), MCP (86%), PIP (86%) joints of hand. DIP joints of hand were spared in all cases.
Selection of effcient feature vectors of the human hand is important because it is necessary to segment the joints of hand in real time.
(2) Obese people are at high risk for developing osteoarthritis of certain joints of hand. As these joints are non-weight bearing, this suggests a metabolic rather than mechanical association between obesity and osteoarthritis.
There were minimal complaints in small joints of hand and feet.
Interphalangeal fusion or arthrodesis is a surgical technique for immobilizing the distal or proximal joints of hands or legs for the treatment of pain, deformity or instability of the joint resulting from degenerative, inflammatory or posttraumatic disorders such as hammertoe and arthritis.
Summary: Interphalangeal fusion or arthrodesis is a surgical technique for immobilizing the distal or proximal joints of hands or legs for the treatment of pain, deformity or instability of the joint resulting from degenerative, inflammatory or posttraumatic disorders such as hammertoe and arthritis.
Examination of the joints demonstrated tenderness with a limited range of movement and stiffness of small joints of hands, both wrists, elbows, shoulders, ankles, and knees with mild synovitis of the left knee joint.
They can sense and predict the change in weather, with heightened discomfort in the joints of hands, feet, hip, neck and knees.
A 48 year old lady, first presented in 2008 at the Rheumatology clinic, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, with history of intermittent urticarial rashes, diffuse asymetrical swelling of limbs and pain in small joints of hands as well as some large joints, with morning stiffness and fatigue for one year.