Signs
 

Boutonniere Deformity

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Flexion at the proximal interphalangeal joint with hyperextension at the metacarpophalangeal and distal interphalangeal joint
    • Significance

    • A sign of rheumatoid arthritis.
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