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Ultrasound in finger joints: findings in normal subjects and pitfalls in the diagnosis of synovial disease.

Authors
  • Ellegaard, K
  • Torp-Pedersen, S
  • Holm, C C
  • Danneskiold-Samsøe, B
  • Bliddal, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ultraschall in der Medizin (Stuttgart, Germany : 1980)
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
28
Issue
4
Pages
401–408
Identifiers
PMID: 17680518
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An unacceptably high number of joints obtained pathological scores with both scoring systems in healthy volunteers. This indicates that many of the scores interpreted as pathological in patients with RA may just be normal findings, with increasing numbers in older patients.

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