neuroarthropathy


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neuroarthropathy

 [noor″o-ahr-throp´ah-the]
any disease of joint structures associated with disease of the central or peripheral nervous system.

neu·ro·ar·throp·a·thy

(nū'rō-ar-throp'ă-thē),
A joint disorder caused by loss of joint sensation. See: Charcot joint.
[neuro- + G. arthron, joint, + pathos, suffering, disease]

neuroarthropathy

/neu·ro·ar·throp·a·thy/ (-ahr-throp´ah-the) any disease of joint structures associated with disease of the central or peripheral nervous system.

neuroarthropathy

[-ärthrop′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, neuron + arthron, joint, pathos, disease
a condition in which a disease of a joint is secondary to a disease of the nervous system.

neuroarthropathy

Neuropathic joint, see there; aka Charcot's joint.

neu·ro·ar·throp·a·thy

(nūr'ō-ahr-throp'ă-thē)
A joint disorder caused by loss of joint sensation.
See: Charcot joint
[neuro- + G. arthron, joint, + pathos, suffering, disease]

neuroarthropathy

any disease of joint structures associated with disease of the central or peripheral nervous system.
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23 The Operative Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle (Michael L.
Charcot's neuroarthropathy is associated with which of the following characteristics?
The etiology of neuroarthropathy is poorly understood, (69,70) but it may involve a combination of sensorimotor neuropathy, minor trauma, autonomic neuroarthropathy with increased blood flow to the bone, corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis, and metabolic abnormalities that weaken the bone.
Cofield RH, Morrison MJ, Beabout Jw: Diabetic neuroarthropathy in the foot: patient characteristics and patterns of radiographic change.
Of 169 people with diabetes but no significant peripheral vascular disease, 67 had concomitant neuropathy, 34 had a history of foot ulcers, and 17 had Charcot's neuroarthropathy.
The nomenclature of the condition in the literature bears more than 40 different names: Charcot's foot, Charcot's neuro-osteoarthropathy and diabetic neuroarthropathy, to name but a few.
The results of arthrodesis of the ankle for leprotic neuroarthropathy.