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Is the rheumatoid foot still a Cinderella topic?

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Foot pain is a major problem in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). About 90% of people with RA complain of painful feet during the course of their disease, with most patients suffering from the onset of the disease. Despite this high rate of involvement, research into the causes...
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Rheumatoid Foot ELFAH

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/ra/raIntro.htm

The foot and ankle are a common site of pathology in rheumatoid arthritis. Michelson et al (1994) found that 79% of university outpatients had ankle disease and 67% MTPJ disease; in about half these sites were the main problem. Twenty-seven percent had midfoot disease but only 5% considered it their...
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Rheumatoid Foot Wheeless

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the foot is the initial manifestation of RA in 15% of patients; - initially, RA involves the forefoot, then the midtarsal joints, and finally the hindfoot; - forefoot is involved twice as often as the hindfoot; - although forefoot & hindfoot...
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Rheumatoid Forefoot Wheeless

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the metatarsophalangeal joints are the most commonly affected portion of the rheumatoid foot - typical forefoot deformities are hallux valgus, hyperextension of MP joints, and flexion deformities of the IP joints of the lesser toes
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Rheumatoid Hindfoot Wheeless

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forefoot is involved twice as often as the hindfoot; - initially, RA involves the forefoot, then the midtarsal joints, and finally the hindfoot;
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