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Table 2 Radiological abnormalities of the hands, wrists and feet in systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients

From: Erosive Arthropathy in systemic sclerosis

Radiological abnormalities Systemic patients n = 46
Radiological abnormalities in the hand  
Bone demineralization 33%
Joint space narrowing 15(33%)
MCP 3
PIP 11
DIP 2
Radiocarpal 7
   Joint erosions 14(31%)
MCP 4
PIP 10
DIP 1
Radiocarpal 7
Ulnar styloid erosions 1(2%)
Radiological abnormalities in the foot  
Bone demineralization 5%
Joint space narrowing 2 (5%)
MTP 1
Ankle 1
   Joint erosion 5 (12%)
MTP 3
Talo-navicular joint 2
Terminal phalangeal tuft resorption 8 (18%)
Calcinosis 5(12%)
  1. Values are n (%)
  2. DIP: distal interphalangeal joint, MCP: metacarpophalangeal joint, PIP: proximal interphalangeal joint. MTP: metatarsophalangeal joint