neuroarthropathy


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neuroarthropathy

[¦nu̇r·ō·är′thräp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Joint disease associated with disease of the nervous system.
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Shortening osteotomy for the treatment of spinal neuroarthropathy following spinal cord injury.
1 The syndrome also encompasses complications like Charcot neuroarthropathy, osteomyelitis, foot ulceration and may lead to the most feared outcome, amputation.
5'6 Other rarer causes of ankle arthritis include primary OA, crystalline arthropathy, inflammatory disease, septic arthritis, neuroarthropathy, hemochromatosis, and ochronosis.
Armstrong, "The natural history of Charcot's neuroarthropathy," Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, vol.
5) showed that of the various rheumatological manifestations adhesive capsulitis, shoulder hand syndrome, diabetic hand syndrome diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, Dupuytren's disease and neuroarthropathy are characteristically associated with diabetes mellitus.
Evaluation and treatment of stage 0 Charcot's neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle.
Where indicated, serial imaging could identify changes in patients consistent with a neuroarthropathy.
The second complication is Charcot's Neuroarthropathy, which is characterized by erythema, edema and increased temperature, and can lead to foot deformity, ulceration and decreased function if not treated.