Tag Archive: Osteoarthritis

Sep 16 2012

Heberden’s and Bouchard’s Nodes Mnemonic

Heberden’s and Bouchard’s nodes both refer to bony prominences located in the finger joints. However, they are both in different locations and are both tested differently on the boards.

Heberden’s nodes are present in the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints, while Bouchard’s nodes are present in the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joints.

Both Heberden’s and Bouchard’s nodes …

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