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A 36-year-old female asked:

please could you let me know possible causes of dactylitis of toes? no pain. thank you?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Dactylitis: Dactylitis of fingers/toes is a swelling that encompasses the entire digit (as opposed to arthritis in which the swelling is just the joints). Causes include: Sickle Cell Disease, Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Syphilis, Spondyloarthritis and Infections. Talk to a Dr about getting a thorough history and examination, along with imaging and lab tests to determine your cause and treatment.

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