This page is dedicated to covering the important radiological finding of a swan neck deformity.
WHAT IS IT?
A swan neck deformity refers to a finding typically discovered on a hand X-ray where…
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS FOR THIS FINDING
When seeing a swan neck deformity, it is important to keep in mind the following possible causes of this finding:
KEY FEATURES TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHARACTERIZING THE FINDING
When seeing a swan neck deformity, there are a few important radiological features one should look at to try and characterize the finding. These features can help navigate the differential diagnosis above.
Page Updated: 03.01.2017