Arthritis mutilans

Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Medical Definition of Arthritis mutilans

Arthritis mutilans: An extremely severe form of chronic rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis characterized by resorption of bones and the consequent collapse of soft tissue. When this affects the hands, it can cause a phenomenon sometimes referred to as 'telescoping fingers.'


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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Symptoms & Treatment

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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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