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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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.
A cross-sectional study of the association between Heberden's nodes, radiographic osteoarthritis of the hands, grip strength, disability and pain.
Part of primary generalised osteoarthritis (OA) with Heberden's nodes of DIP joints
Osteophytes, Heberden's nodes, Bouchard's nodes, and joint space narrowing can be seen in both EOA and osteoarthritis, but central erosions are characteristic of only EOA.
The swelling of the PIP joints is called Bouchard's nodes; the swelling of the DIP joints is called Heberden's nodes.