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27 Possible Causes for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    arthritis (RA), and dermatitis (DE) (109 cases) as a control.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] Management of leg ulcers in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or systemic sclerosis: The importance of concomitant arterial and venous disease.[revistas.unal.edu.co]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Abstract We report a case of subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SPD) in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and diffuse scleroderma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] OBJECTIVE: Scoring poorly on the health assessment questionnaire (HAQ) has recently been shown to be a strong predictor of morbidity and mortality in rheumatoid arthritis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Abstract We describe a case of atlantoaxial joint subluxation and cervical myelopathy in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] We report a rare case of cervical cord compression caused by intraspinal pannus formation at C6 in a patient with long-term rheumatoid arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Median Neuropathy

    ., Colles' fracture, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital carpal tunnel stenosis), enlargement of the median nerve (e.g., diabetes, amyloidosis, thyroid disease, neuroma), or[mitchmedical.us] […] to make a fist.[en.wikipedia.org] This syndrome may be associated with repetitive occupational trauma (CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS); wrist injuries; AMYLOID NEUROPATHIES; rheumatoid arthritis (see ARTHRITIS[fpnotebook.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Abstract The atlantoaxial subluxation and the formation of a synovial periodontoid pannus are associated with rheumatoid arthritis causing mechanical compression of the spinal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of atlanto-axial arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with cervical myelopathy using[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Limited Cutaneous Systemic Scleroderma

    […] spondylitis, 18 with reactive arthritis, 25 with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (RA), 51 with osteoarthritis, 26 with mixed connective tissue disease, 23 with primary Sjogren's[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.info] Provo st and his expert contributors correlate dermatology and internal medi cine by describing the dermatologic manifestations of systemic disease, from rheumatoid arthritis[books.google.com]

  • Myelopathy

    Rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. This means that the immune system attacks its own tissues.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] Cervical kyphosis Cyst or tumor Degenerative spondylosis (spinal arthritis) Epidural abscess, infection Herniated disc Inflammatory diseases (eg, Rheumatoid Arthritis) Osteophytes[spineuniverse.com]

  • Scleroderma

    ., MD Clinical Interests Rheumatology Rheumatoid arthritis Osteoporosis Scleroderma/Systemic sclerosis Raynaud's phenomenon Board Certifications Rheumatology, American Board[massgeneral.org] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] arthritis and juvenile arthritis) in patients with early diffuse SSc with less than or equal to 36 months.[umich.edu]

  • Radial Nerve Palsy

    Medical conditions That Make a Person Prone to Nerve Palsy on Diclofenec Injection Multiple Sclerosis Hypertension Rheumatoid arthritis Diabetes Mellitus (type 2) It is appreciable[buddymd.com] "Rheumatoid Arthritis: 17 Warning Signs of Serious Complications". CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list ( link )[en.wikipedia.org] Posterior interosseous nerve palsy in rheumatoid arthritis . J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 1988; 70-B :468-471. [ PubMed ] 34.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tubulointerstitial Nephritis-Uveitis Syndrome

    arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthropathy, Behcet’s syndrome, Reiter’s syndrome, sarcoidosis).4 The main differential diagnosis is sarcoidosis.[japi.org] On physical exam, the patient was unable to make a fist and had clinical evidence of bilateral synovitis of her second and third proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal[the-rheumatologist.org] arthritis). 2 The main differential diagnosis is sarcoidosis.[mja.com.au]

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