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What Is Arthropathy
Inflammation: Arthritis is inflammation within a joint. The most common type is osteoarthritis which is a wear and tear arthritis. Another is rheumatoid arthritis which is an autoimmune problem where the body attacks its own tissues. The common syptoms of arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the affected joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cartilage damage: Arthritis is a progressive damage to the cartilage in your joints. It can be cause by several things including wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis among others. When the cartilage is damaged, there is increasing pressure on the bone that leads to bone spurs. There is also an increase in the chemicals that trigger inflammation, which causes pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Spinal inflammation: Spondylitis is a generic term for spine infl;ammation. It tends to be inherited. Major forms of spondylitis can be associated with specific genes, primarily b27, but also b40. Psoriatic arthritis can also cause spondylitis. Sacroiliitis is usually the first manifestation of "spondylitis.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint pain: Acromioclavicular arthropathy is a fancy way of saying that the joint where your collar bone meets your shoulder is hurting you. Possible old injury? Overuse? You should talky to your doc about possible treatments which will likely include anti-inflammatory meds as well as possible steroids, either systemic or injectable. ...Read more
Spinal arthritis: Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory arthritis of the spinal joints, sacroiliac joints and peripheral joints. It can lead to impaired painful motion, and even fusion of affected joints It is one of the spondyloarthritides which include varients of psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. Treatment is NSAIDS and even the biologic drugs including Enbrel (etanercept). Exercise to maintain ROM. ...Read more
Something similar: That is not a term I have heard of. Who uses that? Charcot foot is a deformed foot. It is a result of numbness and weakness affecting the foot, which leads to ligament injury and arthropathy (joint deformity). People who have inherited neuropathy tend to have this when they are never treated. One kind of inherited neuropathy is Charcot Marie Tooth disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facet Arthropathy: Could be facet arthropathy/arthritis. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause the clicking with pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radio frequency ablation would be helpful for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint contractures: Arthrogryposis is a rare congenital condition in which the affected child as joint contractures and muscle weakness. A joint contracture means essentially that the joint is stuck in one position. The care issues are complex, and an affected child needs to be cared for at a multi-specialty pediatric center with the appropriate expertise. ...Read more
An arthritis: This is commonly associated with an antigen termed hla-b27 which can be detected in a blood sample. Males have a higher incidence, and aside from spinal fusion (ankylosis), other joints can be affected, the eye can get inflammed (iritis) and the aortic valve can be compromised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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