Dr Pr. D’Agostino, MD, PhD

Hand Clinic Brussels - Lasne

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Diagnostics

Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common inflammatory arthritis in adults.

The word arthritis literally means "inflamed joint."

It is a chronic inflammatory degenerative disease characterized by arthritis often bilateral and...

Arthritis literally means "inflamed joint". Normally a joint consists of two smooth, cartilage-covered bone surfaces that fit together as a matched set and that move smoothly against one other. Arthritis results when these smooth surfaces become...

Any abnormal lump or bump, or "mass", is considered a tumor. The term "tumor" does not necessarily mean it is malignant or that it is a cancer. In fact, the vast majority of hand and wrist tumors are benign or non-cancerous. Any lump or bump in...

The hand is made up of many bones that form its supporting framework. This frame acts as a point of attachment for the muscles that make the wrist and fingers move.

A fracture occurs when enough force is applied to a bone to break it. When...

The muscles that bend or flex the fingers are called flexor muscles. These flexor muscles move the fingers through cord-like extensions called tendons, which connect the muscles to bone.

The flexor muscles start from the elbow and forearm...

A sprain refers to an injury to the tissues surrounding and supporting a joint. This includes the ligaments and joint capsule.

The ligaments are strong structures that prevent the joint from going into abnormal positions. The capsule is a...