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1. Symmetrical involvement of the synovial joints of the appendicular skeleton (hands, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, and shoulders most involved); soft tissue swelling; osteoporosis; joint space narrowing; marginal bony erosions; subchondral cyst formation; j oint ankylosis, deformity, and dislocation (rheumatoid arthritis)

2. Synovial and cartilaginous articulations involved; preferential involvement of the joints in the axial skeleton (sacroiliac, apophyseal, discovertebral, and costovertebral articulation); characteristic pattern of spinal ascent; involvement of entheses; joint space narrowing and erosion; marginal sclerosis; bone formation within joint capsule, tendons, and ligaments; joint ankylosis (ankylosing spondylitis)

3. Synovial and cartilaginous articulations involved; asymmetrical involvement of the appendicular (upper and lower limb) and axial joints; prominent involvement of the interphalangeal articulations of hands and feet; osteolysis of terminal phalanges; bone formation within joint capsule, tendons, and ligaments; intra-articular bony anky-losis (psoriasis)

4. Synovial and cartilaginous articulations involved with findings reminiscent of psoriasis; asymmetrical involvement of the appendicular (lower limb) and axial joints; calcaneal enthesopathy; resolution of some lesions (Reiter's disease)

5. Erosive arthritis of the distal and proximal inter-phalangeal joints, metacarpophalangeal joints, 1st carpometacarpal joints, and inferior radioulnar joints; tuftal resorption; skin atrophy; soft tissue calcification (scleroderma)

6. Bilateral short hallux; short thumbs (less common); heterotopic ossification of striate muscles; 'pseudoexostoses' at insertion points of tendons, ligaments, fasciae, and aponeuroses; ankylosis of spine, shoulders, hips, temporomandibular joints, etc. (fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva syndrome)

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