inflammatory arthropathy


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inflammatory arthropathy

An inflammatory joint disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
See also: arthropathy
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It raises awareness of the probable link between IED and inflammatory arthropathy and highlights the potential rapid progression leading to end-stage arthritis.
The anti-inflammatory nutritional protocol described above, along with anti-inflammatory supplemental nutrients such as vitamin D and balanced fatty acids (ALA, EPA, DHA, GLA) should be used in conjunction with an aggressive diagnostic evaluation that identifies the underlying infection which is triggering the inflammatory arthropathy (for more details, see www.OptimalHealthResearch.com/part6).
Trauma is a known etiology of trigger finger and several riskfactors have been implicated as contributing factors including diabetes mellitus and inflammatory arthropathy [2].
Histories of underlying inflammatory arthropathy, psychiatric/hematological/neurological disorder, hyperuricemia and/or intra-articular cortico-steroid injection within the last three months were the exclusion criteria.
Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthropathy associated with psoriasis and usually positive for rheumatoid factor.
The most common inflammatory arthropathy involving the shoulder joint, including the rotator cuff, is rheumatoid arthritis.
As surgeons have gained more experience, indications have been expanded to include revision arthroplasty, inflammatory arthropathy with a massive rotator cuff tear, (30) painful and irreparable rotator cuff tears, proximal humeral nonunion or malunion, (36) acute fractures, (36,37) tumor, (38) and chronic pseudoparalysis without arthritis.

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