The hand: a window to arthritis

Main Article Content

G. Filippou *
B. Frediani
A. Gallo
L. Menza
P. Falsetti
F. Baldi
M. Galeazzi
R. Marcolongo
(*) Corresponding Author:
G. Filippou | office@pagepress.org

Abstract

Hand joint involvement in rheumatic diseases is often precocious and predominant as compared to other skeletomuscular regions. Clinical examination not always allows for easy detection of fluid outpouring and synovial involvement, and undoubtedly does not allow to diagnose pathognomonic bone alterations of several rheumatic conditions. Articular ultrasonography is an innocuous methodology, easily reproducible and directly applied by a rheumatologist. The aim of this vignette is to present ultrasonography elementary lesions of the hand for a prompt diagnosis.

Downloads month by month

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Article Details

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >>