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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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Chairperson, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Prof Dr Shahjahan Katpar, said first time, a American Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr Bert Welch Winterholler visited Pakistan to train practicing and young maxillofacial surgeons for management of TMJ Arthropathies with Arthroentesis techniques with special efforts of Vice Chancellor DUHS Prof Dr Saeed Qureshi.
The majority of arthropathies were captured by the regularly-scheduled radiographic monitoring and involved isolated joint space narrowing, called RPOA-1 (rapid progressive OA type 1).
Psoriatic arthritis and other inflammatory arthropathies
Crystal-induced arthropathies, and more generally deposition diseases, share similarities in their treatment but also have distinctive features.
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.
Spondyloarthropathies resembling idiopathic ankylosing spondylitis occur in 10% of patients with ulcerative colitis and, less frequently, in those with Crohn disease; peripheral, often asymmetric, arthropathies occur in 5-20% of IBD patients.
Working with Hani El-Gabalawy of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Benoist and Mathis have recently looked for GPI antibodies in the blood of several hundred people who are healthy or have one of several joint diseases called arthropathies. The researchers haven't yet published the results, but they presented a preliminary analysis in October at an American College of Rheumatology meeting in San Francisco.
Conversely, the authors have clearly and throughly elaborated on the management of gout; the discussion of the clinical manifestations and diagnosis of crystal-induced arthropathies is much less complete.
They integrate the use of different imaging modalities in diagnosing various arthritides and arthropathies, stressing the application of conventional radiography as the most effective means of demonstrating an articular abnormality and making a specific diagnosis.
The MSM associated with IBD as classically described by the Joint-Gut Axis model, can be informally classified as articular (arthropathies) and periarticular.
Comparison of radiography, CT and MR imaging in detection of arthropathies in patients with hemophilia.