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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Rheumatology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy