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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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Peripheral arthropathies in inflammatory bowel disease: their articular distribution and natural history.
We suggest that there remains much unknown and unreported information regarding the disease course and pathophysiology of mosquito-borne alpha-viral arthropathies such as Mayaro, Chikungunya, O'Nyong, Ross River, Sindbis, and Barmah Forest at this point.
For nursing women, there is the theoretical risk of arthropathies in babies exposed to the drugs in breast milk and the known risk of phototoxicity.
4) Although synovial osteochondromatosis and pigmented villonodular synovitis are arthropathies associated with low-signal structures around joints, tendons, and bursa, these 2 entities more commonly occur as monoarticular processes and are more often seen in larger joints, such as the knee or hip.
Sinacore DR, Withrington NC: Recognition and management of neuropathic (Charcot) arthropathies of the foot and ankle.
There is a theoretical risk of cartilage damage in exposed fetuses and subsequent arthropathies, and there have been reports of cartilage damage in infants given the drug directly.
Both acute and chronic arthropathies have been reported in adults vaccinated with the tetanus-diphtheria (Td), hepatitis B (HepB), and measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccines.
Bony changes seen with subtalar instability and inflammatory arthropathies are discussed with sinus tarsi pathology.
Other highlights: Four out of five ambulatory care visits are made to office-based physicians, and the most common diagnostic groups for women are normal pregnancy, essential hypertension, and arthropathies.
Differentiating between psoriatic arthritis and other arthropathies can be difficult but is "extremely important as psoriatic arthritis is deforming and crippling and requires aggressive early therapy," said Dr.
MRI is capable of demonstrating abnormalities of the disk, its supporting structures, synovium, and periarticular structures associated with internal derangement, degenerative and inflammatory arthropathies, and developmental and traumatic conditions.
Intraarticular injections of hyaluronic acid, or hyaluronan, a component of joint fluid, have been used in managing human and equine arthropathies for more than 25 years, said Dr.