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Antonyms for distal

situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone


directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body


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In our case, the involvement of distal interphalangeal joints in the hand and the negative results for rheumatoid factor and anti-cyclic cirtullinated peptide (anti-CCP) values, in addition to normal wrist joints, enabled us in ruling out the diagnosis of RA.
Hands: Heberden's and Bouchard's nodes in the proximal interphalangeal and distal interphalangeal joints bilaterally.
Caption: Figure 4 The photograph shows the bilateral knee replaced and severe inflammatory tophi affecting all fingers on the proximal and distal interphalangeal joints.
The right upper limb had two digits with proximal and distal interphalangeal joints, but no carpal and no metacarpal bones.
Alignment deformity of the distal interphalangeal joints of the 2nd and 3rd fingers was also observed (Fig.
The typical upper-extremity lesions of gout are tophi within the subcutaneous tissues, more commonly around the extensor surface of the elbow joint1 and PIP joints of the hand, followed, in order, by the MCP and distal interphalangeal joints.
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