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Table 2 Prevalence of ultrasound-detected pathologic changes

From: Ultrasound verified inflammation and structural damage in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis-related arthropathy

  HH-WA (n = 24) HH-A (n = 26) HOA (n = 38)
Erosions 10 (41.7) 12 (46.2) 20 (54.1)
Osteophytes 23 (95.8) 26 (100) 37 (100)
Grey scale synovitis 20 (83.3) 25 (96.2) 37 (100)**
Power Doppler synovitis 12 (50.0) 21 (80.8)* 30 (81.1)**
Grey scale tenosynovitis 4 (16.7) 7 (26.9) 9 (24.3)
Power Doppler tenosynovitis 0 2 (7.7) 4 (10.8)
Cartilage abnormalities 14 (58.3) 23 (88.5)* ¥ 25 (67.6)
Calcium pyrophosphat dehydrate deposition 9 (37.5) 16 (61.5%)¥¥ 4 (10.8)*
  1. Data indicate number (percentage)
  2. HH-A hereditary haemochromatosis with arthropathy, HH-WA hereditary haemochromatosis without arthropathy, HOA hand osteoarthritis
  3. *p < 0.05 and **p = 0.01 compared to HH-WA, ¥ p = 0.05 and ¥¥ p < 0.001 compared to HOA; p values are not adjusted for multiple testing