osteoarthropathy

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Related to diabetic osteoarthropathy: neuropathic arthropathy, diabetic osteopathy, Charcot arthritis

osteoarthropathy

[¦äs·tē·ō‚är¦thräp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any disease of bony articulations.
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Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is thought to play the greatest pathogenic role in diabetic osteoarthropathy.
It is important for primary care physicians who care for patients with diabetes to be knowledgeable about rheumatic disorders more common in this patient population, such as adhesive capsulitis, Dupuytren's contractures, DISH, SUM, carpal tunnel syndrome, and diabetic osteoarthropathy (Charcot's joint).