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Davin, WV
A 47-year-old female asked:

Hand pain pip joints 3yrs.neg ana,ccp & rf .x-rays normal. mri/ bone marrow edema in phalanges .osteitis of one mcp no erosions, could a neck issue or carpel tunnel cause pain ? no numbess what type dr do i see next seen rheum already?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
See another Rheum. Neither carpal tunnel nor “neck issue “ will cause bone marrow edema of MCP. What is ESR/CRP? Maybe Sjogrens, maybe MCTD,
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