acropathy

acropathy

 [ah-krop´ah-the]
any disease of the limbs.

id·i·o·path·ic hy·per·tro·phic os·te·o·ar·throp·a·thy

osteoarthropathy not associated with pulmonary or other progressive lesions, which may occur alone (acropathy) or as part of the syndrome of pachydermoperiostosis.

acropathy

/acrop·a·thy/ (ah-krop´ah-the) any disease of limbs.
ulcerative mutilating acropathy  hereditary sensory radicular neuropathy.

acropathy

(1) A nonspecific term for any disease, injury, tumour or inflammation affecting the extremities. 
(2) Familial clubbed fingers, described as an autosomal dominant condition MIM 119900.
(3) Hereditary sensory radicular neuropathy (formerly, ulcerative mutilating acropathy).

acropathy

any disease of the extremities.
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Clinical identification is done by the finding of a mutilating acropathy with a severe, distally pronounced impairment of all sensory qualities (Light touch sensation, position sense and vibratory perception, as well as pain and temperature perception).
Thyroid acropathy is an unusual involvement of autoimmune thyroid disorders (Hashimoto, Graves, etc.
Different from the development of acropathy that often follows ophthalmopathy and dermopathy, ophthalmopathy and dermopathy were not observed in the existent clinical picture of our patient.
In literature, there are a few acropathy case studies reporting that acropathy develops independent of thyroid hormones without classical radiological findings, and it is not accompanied by the findings of ophthalmopathy and dermopathy (1-4).
Thyroid acropathy is generally among the rare complications that develop because of autoimmune thyroid disorders (such as Hashimoto and Graves).
Clinical exophthalmos, myxedema, and acropathy can also be named as "EMA syndrome" (5-7).