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A 64 year old male presents with a symmetrical arthritis...

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asked Feb 15, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara
edited Mar 11, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
A 64 year old male presents with a symmetrical arthritis of both "hands (history from the GP letter) with early morning stiffness. His X-rays of his hands done before clinic show the following:  Periarticular osteoporosis of the MCP joints Erosion on the ulnar styloid Symmetrical distribution of disease Reduced joint space at the carpal bones

a. Ankylosing Spondylitis
b. Rheumatoid arthritis
c. Gout
d. Secondary Osteoarthritis
e. Psoriatic Arthritis

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b. Rheumatoid arthritis
answered Feb 15, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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