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Vidal's type

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A type of deforming rheumatism affecting the fingers.

Description

Type de rhumatisme chronique déformant caractérisé par l'aspect des doigts en coup de vent: Déformation de la main dont les doigts, en demi-flexion surles métacarpiens, sont déviés en masse sur le bord cubital, les 3 phalanges étant placées dans le prolongement les unes des autres. Elle survient au cours du rhumatisme chronique déformant.

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