Hereditary symphalangism. Association with osteoarthritis

K. D. Krohn, K. D. Brandt, E. Braunstein, V. Mathews

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A pedigree is described with 5 generations affected by hereditary symphalangism of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the hands. In the proposita, osteoarthritis was present proximal and distal to the symphalangitic segment, possibly due to altered mechanical forces in these joints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)977-982
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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    Krohn, K. D., Brandt, K. D., Braunstein, E., & Mathews, V. (1989). Hereditary symphalangism. Association with osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 16(7), 977-982.