Figure 1 courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho. Figure 2 courtesy of Paul Traughber, M.D., Boise, Idaho.
The X-ray on the left shows a normal foot.
The X-ray on the right shows a foot with advanced rheumatoid arthritis. Cartilage and bone are worn away, and the bones of the toes have moved out of their normal positions.
Current as of: December 9, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Rheumatology
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Rheumatology