Charcot's joint


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Related to Charcot's joint: tabes dorsalis, Charcot arthropathy, neuropathic osteoarthropathy

Charcot's joint

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