The rheumatoid foot. Pathomechanics, clinical and radiological features. Therapeutic conditions

  • M. Bouysset
  • P. Hugueny


The incidence of rheumatoid arthritis in the general population is 0.5%. This progressive disease affects 3 times more women than men and occurs at any age, but especially between 40 and 60 years. Initially, it may remain localized to the foot and ankle for a long time. During its progress, the foot is affected in 90% or more of cases (1,19, 78, 82, 97, 104, 109).


Rheumatoid Arthritis Hallux Valgus Metatarsal Head Metatarsophalangeal Joint Posterior Tibial Tendon 
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  • M. Bouysset
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  • P. Hugueny
    • 1
  1. 1.Villefranche-sur-SaôneFrance

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