Young Woman With Limited Joint Mobility

September 20, 2013

This 30-year-old woman presents with limited range of motion in all joints. What do you suspect from her radiographs?

This imaging case study from the Hospital for Special Surgery assess a 30-year-old female with a history of decreased range of motion in multiple joints.

The images show AP and lateral radiographs of the right elbow (at left), right ankle  (below, left), and left ankle (below, right).

  

What diagnosis do you suspect from these radiographs?

Click the link at right to read the findings (with images you can enlarge) and discussion of the case.