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Some of my finger bones between the middle joint and top joint look as if something took a spoon and scooped a piece out of both sides of the bone. do you know what would cause this?
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The feature that was found in the x-rays is perhaps “osteolysis”. Besides the well known condition termed “acro-osteolysis in rheumatic diseases”, this type of picture can also be seen with some congenital syndromes as well as in certain cancers. That said, in your case, I think that your doctors should be considering the possibility of gouty arthritis as well as of psoriatic arthritis (if you had psoriasis).

I hope that this information helps. Please feel free to inquire if you have any remaining concerns/ doubts, as it shall be a privilege and a pleasure to try and help as much as I can.

Best wishes.

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