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Hand Examination

The hands are most likely to have some rheumatological disease, however keep it in mind that the condition might be neurological. If possible ask the examiner if you can comment as you go through the examination, as it is easy to forget specifically which deformities, and where, the patient has by the time you have finished. If the patient has rheumatoid arthritis the buzzphrase is "This patient has a symmetrical deforming polyarthropathy, as evidenced by..." The examiner will also like it if you comment on whether the disease is active or not. Features suggesting activity include redness, heat and pain.

The routine

Back of Hands

Front of hands

Functional assessment

Apart from inspection this is the second most important component of the exam.

Neurological Assessment

Other

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Common Conditions for OSCEs

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