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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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Our results reconfirm the previous finding that RF was positive in sera of 44% patients with HCV related arthropathy the positive RF values16.
18] We also observed haemophilic arthropathy in 10 children.
In fact, foot and hand arthropathy, in people of a younger age than might be expected, is a key diagnostic marker for haemochromatosis.
Acute arthropathy was reported more frequently in adults, mainly in women, and in general it was symmetrical, affecting preferentially the small joints of the hands, feet, knees and wrists.
1, 10] Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or other mechanical joint disease, reactive arthritis, and other seronegative arthritides or crystal-associated arthropathy were excluded, as were those with evidence of collagen vascular disease.
The MRA was obtained after a three-month wait (Figure 2), and indicated the following: moderate hypertrophic degenerative arthropathy of the acromioclavicular joint; mild narrowing of the supraspinatus outlet; mild subacromial/subdeltoid bursitis; humeral avulsion of the inferior glenohumeral ligament; no Hill-Sachs fracture or osseous Bankart fracture.
Twice as many patients with spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthropathy met the criteria for metabolic syndrome as did patients without psoriatric arthropathy (10% vs.
Psoriatic arthritis is an uncommon inflammatory arthropathy associated with psoriasis.
Interestingly, the hemosiderin in haemophilic arthropathy is derived from the phagocytosis of red blood cells after the formation of joint hematoma via intra-articular bleeding [10].
Charcot arthropathy of the elbow joint as a presenting feature of Chiari malformation with syringomyelia.
Acute parvovirus B19 infection causes nonspecificity frequently in Borrelia and less often in Salmonella and Campylobacter serology, posing a problem in diagnosis of infectious arthropathy.