Flattening of the rheumatoid foot in tarsal arthritis on X-ray.

  title={Flattening of the rheumatoid foot in tarsal arthritis on X-ray.},
  author={Maurice Bouysset and B Bonvoisin and E. Lejeune and Michel Bouvier},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  volume={16 2},
222 consecutive and unselected patients suffering form classical or definite rheumatoid arthritis wee studied. 397 of their feet were examined. Talonavicular arthritis was the commonest finding (31.5% of all patients), followed by sub-talar (23.3%), cuneo-navicular (20.4%) cuneo-metatarsal (14.9%) and tibio-tarsal arthritis (12.6%). Rheumatoid disease of the tarsus becomes commoner as the disease progresses. The incidences of involvement of the talo-navicular and sub-talar joints show a similar… CONTINUE READING