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Unformatted text preview: increasing immobility of her finger joints. A glance at her hands reveals knobby, deformed knuckles. What condition will she be tested for? 5. At his 94 th birthday party, James was complimented on how good he looked and was asked about his health. He replied, “I feel good most of the time, but some of my joints ache and are stiff, especially my knees, hips, and lower back, and especially in the morning when I wake up.” A series of X-rays and MRI scans taken a few weeks earlier has revealed that the articular cartilages of these joints was rough and flaking off, and that bone spurs were present at the end of some of James’s bones. What is James’s probable condition?...
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