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Arthritis hands

 All arthritic conditions of the hand result in stiffness, swelling, and the loss of motion in the fingers.  With osteoarthritis, the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint at the tip of the finger and the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint at mid finger are most often involved.  Osteoarthritis of the hand is characterized by bony nodules in the joints of the finger

Arthritis hands  

You can see in the picture how arthritis has caused swelling and inflammation in the finger joints of the hands.


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