osteoarthropathy


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osteoarthropathy

 [os″te-o-ahr-throp´ah-the]
any disease of the joints and bones.
hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (secondary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy) symmetrical osteitis of the four limbs, chiefly localized to the phalanges and terminal epiphyses of the long bones of the forearm and lower leg; it is often secondary to chronic lung and heart conditions.

os·te·o·ar·throp·a·thy

(os'tē-ō-ar-throp'ă-thē),
A disorder affecting bones and joints.
[osteo- + G. arthron, joint, + pathos, suffering]

osteoarthropathy

/os·teo·ar·throp·a·thy/ (-ahr-throp´ah-the) any disease of the joints and bones.
hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy , secondary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy symmetrical osteitis of the four limbs, chiefly localized to the phalanges and terminal epiphyses of the long bones of the forearm and leg; it is often secondary to chronic lung and heart conditions.

osteoarthropathy

[-ärthrop′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + arthron, joint, pathos, disease
any disorder affecting bones and joints.

os·te·o·ar·throp·a·thy

(os'tē-ō-ahr-throp'ă-thē)
A disorder affecting bones and joints.
[osteo- + G. arthron, joint, + pathos, suffering]

osteoarthropathy

Any disease involving bones and joints.

osteoarthropathy

any disease of the joints and bones.
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Treatment of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy with zoledronic acid: case report and review of the literature.
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) includes: pachydermoperiostosis, the primary form of which accounts for 5% of cases; and secondary HOA, 80% of which cases are associated with primary or metastatic pulmonary malignancies (and therefore previously called hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy).
Curvature of the nails , clubbing of the fingers and hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy.
While there is no consensus on the most appropriate terminology, resulting in possible confusion in diagnosis and treatment, Charcot's osteoarthropathy appears to be the most acceptable.
Even though the exact pathophysiological mechanisms and development of Charcot's osteoarthropathy are unknown, multiple factors appear to contribute to the condition (Fig.
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).
Pachydermoperiostosis (PDP), also referred to as primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA), is a rare hereditary disorder characterized by clubbing of the digits, thickening of the skin, and periosteal changes in the long bones.
This syndrome can progress to hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy, in which the clubbing is accompanied by painful periostitis of the long bones and occasionally polyarthritis.
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is mostly associated with lung adenocarcinoma.
Bone and joint deformity, called Charcot's osteoarthropathy, is common in longstanding diabetes.
To differentiate from hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and primary hyperparathyroidism, no clubbing of the fingers, hypertrophic skin changes, or palpable masses in the neck were observed.