Image 1 X-Ray of both hands in a 48 year old male patient. Erosive arthropathy involving both hands. Multiple erosions can be seen in the metacarpophalangeal and the proximal interphalangeal joints bilaterally, (the first and second finger joints on both hands). The radiocarpal joint (joining the radius to the carpal bones of the hand) shows […]
A Madelung deformity This one was caused by damage to the distal growth plate of the distal ulna, several years earlier in his/her childhood.
Image 1 X ray of knee joint in a 79 year old female patient demonstrates some classic radiolgical features of Osteoarthritis: The medial and patellofemoral compartment show a marked loss of joint space with osteophyte formation. An osteophyte is a bony projection that is associated with the degeneration of cartilage at joints. Also evident […]