neuropathic joint

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neu·ro·path·ic joint

destructive joint disease caused by diminished proprioceptive sensation, with gradual destruction of the joint by repeated subliminal injury, commonly associated with tabes dorsalis, diabetic neuropathy, or syringomyelia.

neuropathic joint

Neuropathic arthropathy Rheumatology The mechanical failure of a joint due to impaired sensory input; NA is a destructive and productive arthropathy with a loss of pain and nociceptive sensation that may be due to the cumulative effect of trauma and joint laxity Radiology Joint effusion, fragmentation of the articular surface and eburnation of bony surfaces, eventually complete joint disorganization Etiology DM, syringomyelia, tabes dorsalis; rarely, congenital indifference to pain, amyloidosis, meningomyelocele and other 'exotica'

neu·ro·path·ic joint

(nūr'ō-path'ik joynt)
Joint disease caused by diminished proprioceptive sensation, with gradual destruction of the joint by repeated subliminal injury, commonly associated with tabes dorsalis or diabetic neuropathy.
Synonym(s): Charcot joint, neuropathic arthropathy.

neu·ro·path·ic joint

(nūr'ō-path'ik joynt)
Joint disease caused by diminished proprioceptive sensation, with gradual destruction of the joint by repeated subliminal injury.
Synonym(s): Charcot joint.
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In light of the patient's history and laboratory findings, she was diagnosed with Arnold-Chiari type I syringomyelia and Charcot arthropathy.
The pathogenesis of Charcot arthropathy has not been clearly definitely as of yet.
Hence, an MRI of the affected part of the body along with a complete body scintigraphy are vital for diagnosing Charcot arthropathy.
14) hypertrophy associated with Charcot arthropathy consists of six D's: distended joints, density increase, dislocation, debris formation, disorganization of the joint structure, and destruction.
PARIS -- An international Task Force on Charcot arthropathy, supported by unrestricted educational grants from Small Bone Innovations, Inc.
The Task Force, comprising experts in diabetic foot disorders and Charcot arthropathy was convened on January 31, 2011 at the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital in Paris by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).