Christopher Jones, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Knuckle Pads (Heloderma, Athlete's Nodules, Surfer's Nodules, Running/Nike Nodules, Subcutaneous Fibroma, Keratosis Supracapitularis, Discrete Keratoderma, Tylositas Articuli)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Knuckle pads (KPs) are benign, usually asymptomatic growths on the extensor surfaces of the hands, mostly located over the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joints, and to a lesser degree the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints. Upon taking the patient’s…

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