NEUROPATHIC JOINT DISEASE

NEUROPATHIC JOINT DISEASE is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Also known as Charcot's joint, this is a severe destructive arthropathy that occurs in joints deprived of pain and position sense; may occur in diabetes mellitus, tabes dorsalis, syringomyelia, amyloidosis, spinal cord or peripheral nerve injury. Distribution depends on the underlying joint disease. Joint effusions are usually noninflammatory but can be hemorrhagic. Radiographs can reveal either bone resorption or new bone formation with bone dislocation and fragmentation.

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TY - ELEC T1 - NEUROPATHIC JOINT DISEASE ID - 623404 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623404/all/NEUROPATHIC_JOINT_DISEASE PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -