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36 Possible Causes for Spindle-shaped Fingers

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an immunologically triggered, chronic inflammatory arthropathy, which can have a lasting influence on the quality of life of affected individuals. An early diagnosis is essential in order to institute adequate therapy. Both dermatologists and rheumatologists should be involved in the diagnosis[…][]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The disease burden in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) extends beyond the joint. This article evaluates the physical and psychosocial extra-articular burden of treated RA and relationships among diverse disease manifestations. MEDLINE searches identified papers published in English from January 2003 to December 2012 that[…][]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Cardiology. 2011;118(4):251-5. doi: 10.1159/000329062. Epub 2011 Jul 12. Author information 1 Leonard H. Miller School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA. [email protected] Abstract The most frequent presentation of cardiac amyloidosis is with endomyocardial deposition, and[…][]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    For patients who have combined features of rheumatoid arthritis, the limited cutaneous form of systemic sclerosis, and inflammatory myopathies, the concept of mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) often helps to predict and diagnose organ problems and to educate the patient accordingly. With high titer IgG[…][]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    To study the incidence and presenting clinical and microbiological features in subgroups of reactive arthritides. In a defined community and during a 2-year period, we studied prospectively patients between 18 and 60 years with onset of suspected reactive arthritis, primarily seen by general practitioners. Annual[…][]

  • Overlap Syndrome

    Some patients with autoimmune liver disease have characteristics of cholestasis, as well as of autoimmune hepatitis. Despite the fact that this is a relatively frequent clinical condition seen in referral centers for liver diseases, there is little evidence as regards the clinical management of these syndromes due to[…][]

  • Nevo Syndrome

    Both presented at birth with hypotonia, joint laxity, kyphosis, wrist drop, spindle shaped fingers, and volar oedema.[] shaped fingers, and volar oedema.[] Abstract We describe a male patient born to consanguineous parents with a syndrome of tall stature at birth, hypotonia, wrist drop and long spindle shaped fingers.[]

  • Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia Type Al-Gazali

    shaped fingers - Syndactyly of fingers / interdigital palm Frequent - Corpus callosum / septum pellucidum total / partial agenesis - Cortical atrophy without hydrocephaly[] Physical examination revealed facial dysmorphism and spindle shaped fingers, while ophthalmic examination revealed retinal dystrophy.[] Additional features include epiphyseal dysplasia of the long bones, short neck, pectus excavatum, spindle-shaped fingers with soft-tissue syndactyly, clinodactyly, agenesis[]

  • Wilson-Turner Syndrome

    shaped fingers - Striae - Synophris / synophrys - Tapered fingers - Thick / bushy eyebrows - Thick / wide ear lobe - Umbilical hernia - Undescended / ectopic testes / cryptorchidia[] […] lips - Round ear - Scoliosis - Seizures / epilepsy / absences / spasms / status epilepticus - Small hand / acromicria - Small / hypoplastic / adherent / absent ear lobe - Spindle[]

  • Tel Hashomer Camptodactyly Syndrome

    The most consistent findings of the syndrome are: facial asymmetry, ocular hypertelorism, long philtrum, small mouth, highly arched palate, spindle-shaped fingers, camptodactyly[] 2 1 3 1 4 17 13 20 19 7 9 13 13 10 4 4 14 11 17 Frequency F M F F F M F M F F F M F F % dZ" Clinical findings Highly arched palate 100 (14/14) Camptodactyly 100 (14/14) Spindle-shaped[] fingers 100 (14/14) Abnormal dermatolglyphics 92.8 (13/14) Muscle hypoplasia 92.8 (13/14) Ocular hypertelorism 85.7 (12/14) Facial asymmetry 85.7 (12/14) Small mouth 85.7[]

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