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Disease Arthropathy, Neurogenic

Name Arthropathy, Neurogenic
Synonyms Arthropathies, Neurogenic | Charcot Joint | Charcot's Joint | Charcots Joint | Joint, Charcot's | Neurogenic Arthropathies | Neurogenic Arthropathy
Definition Chronic progressive degeneration of the stress-bearing portion of a joint, with bizarre hypertrophic changes at the periphery. It is probably a complication of a variety of neurologic disorders, particularly TABES DORSALIS, involving loss of sensation, which leads to relaxation of supporting structures and chronic instability of the joint. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D001177
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