Signs

• One or more joints may be involved, usually in an asymmetric pattern.

• The following sites are most often involved in primary OA:

• Distal interphalangeal finger joints (Heberden's nodes)

• Proximal interphalangeal finger joints (Bouchard's nodes)

• First carpometacarpal joint

• Knees, hips, and cervicolumbar spine

• Metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe

• The following sites are involved most often in secondary OA:

• Metacarpophalangeal joints

• Glenohumeral joints

• Joint examination may reveal local tenderness, bony proliferation, soft tissue swelling, crepitus, muscle atrophy, limited motion with passive/active movement, and effusion.

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