neuropathic arthritis


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neu·ro·path·ic ar·thri·tis

arthritis associated with an underlying neurologic disorder, for example, syringomyelia, tabes dorsalis, diabetes mellitus.
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neuropathic arthritis

Arthritis associated with diseases of the nervous system. It occurs most commonly as a result of diabetes but can occur in tabes dorsalis, syphilis, and syringomyelia.
See also: arthritis
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