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Dactylitis

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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