From art to science: The functional damage due to thumb osteoarthritis finely described by velazquez 300 years before its clinical description

Jorge Hugo Villafañe, R. Cantero-Tellez, S. Negrini, P. Berjano

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Abstract

Velazquez showed to know the entity of thumb osteoarthritis by finely describing it in one of his paintings. The concepts of anatomical damage, loss of strenght, and functional impairment are transmitted to the observer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-139
Number of pages3
JournalReumatismo
Volume69
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Carpometacarpal
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Thumb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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