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Dactylitis

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Inflammation of an entire digit due to synovitis of each joint, resulting in a ‘sausage-like’ digit.
  • Significance

  • Dactylitis is classically pathognomonic of psoriatic arthritis.
  • Causes of Dactylitis

  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Gout
  • Tuberculosis
  • Flexor tendon sheath infection
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