Heberden's node


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Heberden's node

[′heb·ərd·ənz ‚nōd]
(medicine)
Nodose deformity of the fingers in degenerative joint disease. Also known as Heberden-Rosenbach node.
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6 Heberden's nodes, a form of osteoarthritis quite common after the menopause where bone gets deposited around the last joint of the fingers.
63) with hand OA and Heberden's nodes who were admitted to the Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic between April 2007 and December 2009, and the control group was comprised of 80 postmenopausal female patients (mean age 57.
Hand OA with Heberden's nodes is defined as a type of primary generalized OA.
Almost always associated with other stigmata of primary generalised OA, including Heberden's nodes of DIP joints
A cross-sectional study of the association between Heberden's nodes, radiographic osteoarthritis of the hands, grip strength, disability and pain.
A These sound as if they are Heberden's nodes and they nearly always appear after the menopause, although no one knows precisely why the nodes occur.
Heberden's nodes is a form of osteoarthritis, which affects the fingers, and possibly toes, and is a sign of menopause.
These sound like Heberden's nodes, and a lot of women suffer with them.