arthropathy

(ar-throp′ă-thē)

[arthro- + -pathy]
Any joint disease.

Charcot arthropathy

SEE: Charcot, Jean M.

crystalline arthropathy

Arthropathy caused by monosodium urate or calcium pyrophosphate crystals, e.g., by gout or pseudogout.

inflammatory arthropathy

An inflammatory joint disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

neuropathic arthropathy

Disruption or destruction of bone, cartilage, and joints resulting from diminished sensation in a limb, e.g., Charcot joint.

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