Dactylitis in a patient with brucellosis

J Hand Surg Br. 2001 Apr;26(2):171-2. doi: 10.1054/jhsb.2000.0483.


Dactylitis is an important feature of inflammatory arthritis and unusual complication of osteoarticular brucellosis. We report a case of dactylitis of the index finger in a female patient with brucellosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Brucella melitensis*
  • Brucellosis / complications*
  • Female
  • Fingers*
  • Humans
  • Inflammation / microbiology
  • Joint Diseases / microbiology
  • Middle Aged