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neu·ro·path·ic joint

destructive joint disease caused by diminished proprioceptive sensation, with gradual destruction of the joint by repeated subliminal injury, commonly associated with tabes dorsalis, diabetic neuropathy, or syringomyelia.
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neuropathic joint

Neuropathic arthropathy Rheumatology The mechanical failure of a joint due to impaired sensory input; NA is a destructive and productive arthropathy with a loss of pain and nociceptive sensation that may be due to the cumulative effect of trauma and joint laxity Radiology Joint effusion, fragmentation of the articular surface and eburnation of bony surfaces, eventually complete joint disorganization Etiology DM, syringomyelia, tabes dorsalis; rarely, congenital indifference to pain, amyloidosis, meningomyelocele and other 'exotica'
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neu·ro·path·ic joint

(nūr'ō-path'ik joynt)
Joint disease caused by diminished proprioceptive sensation, with gradual destruction of the joint by repeated subliminal injury, commonly associated with tabes dorsalis or diabetic neuropathy.
Synonym(s): Charcot joint, neuropathic arthropathy.
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neu·ro·path·ic joint

(nūr'ō-path'ik joynt)
Joint disease caused by diminished proprioceptive sensation, with gradual destruction of the joint by repeated subliminal injury.
Synonym(s): Charcot joint.
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(19.) GaskinsRB 3rd, Miller BJ, Scarborough ML Charcot arthropathy of shoulder: a case report.
Shoulder arthroplasty for Charcot arthropathy. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 25-27, 2015.
Our case is interesting because of the symptoms which occurred in the later period of the disease, the comorbidity of acral mutilations, the existence of Charcot arthropathy in the shoulder and elbow, and the association with sensory motor polyneuropathy.
The pathogenesis of Charcot arthropathy has not been clearly definitely as of yet.
Hence, an MRI of the affected part of the body along with a complete body scintigraphy are vital for diagnosing Charcot arthropathy. (13)
According to Jones et al., (14) hypertrophy associated with Charcot arthropathy consists of six D's: distended joints, density increase, dislocation, debris formation, disorganization of the joint structure, and destruction.
Pinzur, "Surgical versus accommodative treatment for Charcot arthropathy of the midfoot," Foot & Ankle International, vol.
Beck, "Should one consider primary surgical reconstruction in Charcot arthropathy of the feet?," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol.
Aoki et al., "Intra-articular giant heterotopic ossification following total knee arthroplasty for Charcot arthropathy," Case Reports in Orthopedics, vol.
Performing the X-rays of the left knee, we were suspicious of a Charcot arthropathy (Figure 6).
To our knowledge, there is only one case report of a successful use of teriparatide in ankle Charcot arthropathy [9]; we think there is a need for further studies to confirm this indication.
The diagnosis of Charcot arthropathy should always be in mind when dealing with atraumatic joint destruction in diabetic patients.