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Table 4 Bone sites where repairs of erosions were observed in individual patients

From: Bone erosions in rheumatoid arthritis can be repaired through reduction in disease activity with conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

Patient number Bone site and number of erosions Number of repairs
1 rB2 × 1 1
2 rA3 × 2, rB3 × 2 4
3 rA4 × 1, lA3 × 1, lB3 × 1 3
4 rC2 × 1, lI × 1 2
5 lE5 × 1, lF × 1, lG × 1, rH × 1, lH × 1 5
6 rD2 × 1, rI × 1 2
7 lA4 × 1, lB4 × 1, rE4 × 1, rE5 × 1, rG × 1 5
8 lC3 × 1, rE5 × 1 2
9 rD2 × 1, lH × 1, rI × 1, lI × 1, lJ × 1 5
10 rD2 × 1, rI × 1 2
11 rA5 × 2, rB5 × 2, lI × 1 5
12 rE5 × 1, rF × 1 2
13 rA4 × 1, lA5 × 2, rB4 × 1, lB5 × 2 6
Total   44
  1. An example of the notation used in the table is as follows: 'rA3 × 2' means two repairs in the base of right third middle phalanx. A, base of middle phalanx; B, head of proximal phalanx; C, base of proximal phalanx; D, head of metacarpal bone; E, base of metacarpal bone; F, hamate bone; G, scaphoid bone; H, lunate bone; I, distal radius; J, distal ulna; l, left hand; r, right hand.