Table 3

Distribution of changes in osteophytes and joint space narrowing of the hand over 6 years in 236 patients with hand osteoarthritis

 DIP joints031604115944
 PIP joints001694412434
 IP-1 joints01186445000
 CMC-1 joints021695011500
 MCP joints02215134200
 STT joints0122960000
Joint space narrowing
 DIP joints281733311450
 PIP joints32207117213
 IP-1 joints03204199100
 CMC-1 joints461843210000
 MCP joints00219113201
 STT joints01208215100
  • Values represent the number of patients with corresponding change for each hand joint group.

  • CMC-1, first carpometacarpal joints; DIP, distal interphalangeal joints; IP-1, first interphalangeal joint; MCP, metacarpophalangeal joints; PIP, proximal interphalangeal joints; STT, scaphotrapezotrapezoidal joints.