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Definition

A disorder characterized by irregularities in the proximal articular surfaces of the distal interphalangeal joints of the hand. Individuals appear normal at birth, with no clinical or radiographic evidence of a developmental skeletal dysplasia. The earliest changes appear during the first decade of life. By adulthood, all interphalangeal, metacarpophalangeal, and metatarsophalangeal joints are affected by a deforming, painful osteoarthritis. The remainder of the skeleton is clinically and radiographically unaffected.

Acronym

FDAB

 
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