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Image Number 446 (Knuckle pads)

Papules,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Knuckle pads

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: M

Age: 30

Type: Clinical

Description: Plaque like thickening over the joint

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Knuckle pads are plaque like thickenings which develope on the dorsa of the joints of the fingers and toes.They are freely moveable over the underlying structures..They may be associated with Dupuytren's contracture,and familial hearing loss and white nails.

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