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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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Imaging is most likely to be useful in axial arthropathies for diagnostic purposes.
Psoriatic arthritis and other inflammatory arthropathies
In the present study, we evaluated serum YKL-40 as a possible marker for both peripheral and axial arthropathies in patients with IBD, and we assessed its biological variation and compared it with that reported for CRP and serum amyloid A (SAA) (18,19).
They are detectable in a wide spectrum of arthropathies, and indeed in a number of healthy [people]," El-Gabalawy tells Science News.
Peripheral joints can develop arthropathies in IBD as well.
The investigators linked data from a registry of people with inflammatory arthropathies who were taking disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (the NOR-DMARD Registry) with the Medical Birth Registry of Norway that has recorded all births in Norway since 1967.
None of the published studies reviewed for the AAP document showed a statistically significant increase in arthropathies, although there is a trend for mild to moderate events, noted Dr.
Using extensive illustrations and clinical x-ray films, the authors explain the most common spinal disorders, including thoracolumbar trauma, mechanical lower-back pain, prolapsed thoracolumbar intervertebral discs, lumbar spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, infections, tumors, inflammatory arthropathies, disorders of the sacrum and coccyx, cervical spine and related soft-tissue injuries, cervical radiculopathy, cervical spondylosis and myelopathy, the rheumatoid spine, and pediatric spinal conditions.
Family history was negative for inflammatory joint disease, crystal arthropathies, or autoimmune disorders.
The crystal arthropathies, gout and calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease, are caused by deposition of monosodium urate (MSU) or calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate (CPPD) crystals, respectively.
The book is divided into a series of major arthritis categories: rheumatoid diseases, osteoarthritis, crystal synovitis, spinal disorders, seronegative spondarthritides, autoimmune connective tissue disorders, arthritis in childhood, and a range of miscellaneous arthropathies and nonarticular disorders.
ACR Poster Session A; Session: Metabolic and Crystal Arthropathies - Therapeutics and Outcomes I: Monday, November 8, 2010