Charcot's joint


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Charcot's joint

Neuropathic arthropathy Orthopedics A joint characterized by ↓ pain or position sense due to tabes dorsalis, diabetic neuropathy, amyloidosis or leprosy, resulting in destruction of joints and soft tissue
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Although Jean-Martin Charcot described the neurological joint in 1883, the exact etiology of Charcot's joints remains unclear.
Skin injuries, bone fractures, chronic oeteomylistis and Charcot's joints are the common presentations.
Neuroarthropathy is a severe destructive form of degenerative arthritis resulting from loss of sensation in the involved joints, called as Charcot's joints or diabetic osteoarthropathy.