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OSTEOARTHRITIS-HANDS

Diagnosis of hand OA - pain in the hands with 3 of the following clinical criteria (sensitivity 94%; specificity 87%):
1. Bony enlargement of2 or more: DIPs/PIPs of 2 nd and 3 rd fingers and 1+ CMCJ
2. Bony enlargement of > 2 DIPs
3. Fewer than 3 MCP swellings
4. Deformity of 1 of the 10 DIPs/PIPs


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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