arthropathy

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arthropathy

[‚är′thräp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any joint disease.
A neurotrophic disorder of a joint, usually due to lack of pain sensation, found in association with tabes dorsalis, leprosy, syringomyelia, diabetic polyneuropathy, and occasionally multiple sclerosis and myelodysplasias.
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However, more advanced gout, as evidenced by tophi or chronic gouty arthropathy, radiographic changes in erosive or tophaceous gout, or gout with chronic kidney disease or recurrent uric acid urolithiasis are clear indications for the initiation of urate-lowering pharmacologic therapy.
Gouty arthropathy of the lumbar spine: a case report and review of the literature.
They applied the ACR working case scenarios and grouped patients by increasing level of disease severity Patients in the scenarios 1-3 group had intermittent symptoms and no tophi (mild disease); patients in the scenarios 4-6 group had intermittent symptoms and 1 tophus or more (moderate disease), and patients in the scenarios 79 group had chronic tophaceous gouty arthropathy (more severe disease).