What Does Arthritis Look Like In Hands?

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Joint Replacement Surgery in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Fingers, Hands, and Wrists

In short, rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease which attacks joints in the body.  It can affect the alignment and positioning of those joints, even to the extent that they become stuck in a bent position or become dislocated.  Bone erosion caused by RA may make the ends of bones rough and irregular.  Patients may eventually notice that their fingers begin to shift toward the direction of their elbow.

 

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