Haygarth's nodes

[ hāgärths′ ]


Bony growths in the area of the finger joints occurring in rheumatoid arthritis, leading to ankylosis and associated with lateral deflection of the fingers toward the ulnar side.

Nearby words

  1. holmes, oliver wendell,
  2. holmes, oliver wendell, jr.,
  3. holmes, sherlock,
  4. holmes-adie syndrome,
  5. holmic,
  6. holo-,
  7. holobenthic,
  8. holoblastic,
  9. holocaine,
  10. holocarpic

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