enthesopathy


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enthesopathy

 [en-thĕ-sop´ah-the]
disorder of the muscular or tendinous attachment to bone.

en·the·sop·a·thy

(en'thĕ-sop'ă-thē),
A disease process occurring at the site of insertion of muscle tendons and ligaments into bones or joint capsules.
[G. en, in, + thesis, a placing, + pathos, suffering]

enthesopathy

/en·the·sop·a·thy/ (en″thĕ-sop´ah-the) disorder of the muscular or tendinous attachment to bone.

enthesopathy

[en′thəsop′əthē]
an arthritic condition affecting tendons and ligaments rather than joint membranes.

enthesopathy

Rheumatology An abnormality involving an attachment of a tendon or ligament to bone (enthesis), and a prominent finding in seronegative spondyloarthopathy–ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter syndrome, psoriatic arthritis Imaging Edema, erosion and proliferation of adjacent bones, reactive sclerosis, syndesmophyte formation, bone eburnation are seen; the bones may have a frayed, irregular surface or a fluffy appearance Treatment NSAIDs.

en·the·sop·a·thy

(en'thĕ-sop'ă-thē)
A disease process occurring at the site of insertion of muscle tendons and ligaments into bones or joint capsules.
[G. en, in, + thesis, a placing, + pathos, suffering]

enthesopathy

Inflammation at the sites of insertion of ligaments into bone. This is a feature of ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS and leads to new bone formation and fusion of the vertebra of the spine.
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Radiographs demonstrated mild glenohumeral degenerative changes, acromial enthesopathy, and hypertrophic ossification of the acromioclavicular joint (Fig.
Radiotracer uptake in localized focal pattern was labeled as stress fracture, in linear pattern along the periosteum as sub-periosteal reaction or periostitis, linear uptake in poster medial distal tibial aspects as medial tibial stress syndrome or shin splints and up take at insertion sites of major lower limb muscles as activity induced enthesopathy, respectively.
Five patients had inflammatory arthritis with dactylitis and enthesopathy and a family history of psoriasis, but no current evidence of psoriasis.
Radiographic findings in POPP include intraand periarticular erosions, new bone formation including periostitis, bony protuberances, soft tissue prominence (dactylitis or sausage digits), and calcification at ligament and tendinous insertions in keeping with enthesopathy.
Poncet's disease: a symmetric seronegative polyarthritis with enthesopathy refractory to therapy.
This limited technical innovation report is specifically interested in a subset of the previously mentioned patient group who have ultrasound evidence of calcific findings or enthesopathy of the Achilles tendon.
He was evaluated with a right knee MRI that showed an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear and a small subcortical lesion at the posterior aspect of the medial metaphysis of the distal femur that was nonspecific and too small to characterize; however, enthesopathy and small cortical based lesions such as nonossifying fibroma, enchondroma, fibrous cortical defect, and fibrous dysplasia were included in the differential diagnosis (Figure 1).
Soft tissue gas and enthesopathy at attachment of Achilles tendon/plantar fascia in a patient with
PsA, however, is more likely to be asymmetric and to present with enthesopathy (inflammation of tendons at their insertion sites that can often cause confusion with fibromyalgia), dactylitis (inflammation of a digit), and iritis (inflammation in the iris of the eye).
Less likely differential considerations include focal septic arthritis, calcific tendinitis with intraosseous penetration, gout, and seronegative spondyloarthropathic enthesopathy.
The patient had no enthesopathy, aft, or dermal lesion, and her family history had no spondyloarthropathy (SpA).