Article

JACCOUDS ARTHROPATHY

Calicut Medical Journal 01/2009;
Source: DOAJ

ABSTRACT

Jaccoud's Arthropathy (JA) is a chronicdeforming arthritis of the small joints of thehand and feet initially described secondary torheumatic fever. It is due to periarticular fibrosisand is classically known as a correctablenonerosive deformity, unlike the deformity inrheumatoid arthritis which is erosive, fixed andnoncorrectable