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In erosive hand osteoarthritis more inflammatory signs on ultrasound are found than in the rest of hand osteoarthritis
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    Response to 'In erosive hand osteoarthritis more inflammatory signs on ultrasound are found than in the rest of hand osteoarthritis' by Kortekaas et al
    • Dr Ai Lyn Tan, Consultant Rheumatologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Dr Andrew Grainger, Prof Dennis McGonagle

    We read with interest the article 'In erosive hand osteoarthritis more inflammatory signs on ultrasound are found than in the rest of hand osteoarthritis' by Kortekaas et al [1]. The authors found that interphalangeal joints of erosive osteoarthritis (EOA) patients, with erosions being defined by conventional radiography (CR), demonstrated more sonographic inflammatory changes in adjacent non CR-eroded joints compared to...

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