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  1. What are bony enlargements of the distal interphalangeal (DIP)joints called?
    Heberden's nodes and are indicative of OA
  2. What inflammatory disease process is indicated by swelling of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints?
    • Rheumatoid arthritis.  
    • If symmetrical swelling has been present for longer than 6 months a presumptive diagnosis of rheumatoid may be made, regardless of laboratory results. 
  3. What two disease processes is very marketed elevation in ESR?
    giant cell arteritis and polymyalgiarheumatica

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DrCampola
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193960
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FNP III
Updated:
2013-01-21 00:04:11
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Musculoskeletal Problems
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Ortho FNP III
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