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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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.
Around the age of the menopause, the terminal joints of the fingers show osteoarthritic change with the appearance of bony outgrowths on the side of the joints - Heberden's nodes.