They integrate the use of different imaging modalities in diagnosing various arthritides and arthropathies
, stressing the application of conventional radiography as the most effective means of demonstrating an articular abnormality and making a specific diagnosis.
But statins are associated with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders--including myopathy, myalgias, muscle weakness, back conditions, injuries, and arthropathies
--which may be particularly harmful in older people and contribute to their physical deconditioning and frailty.
The study incorporated extensive imaging and analyses at baseline and during the study of index and non-index joints, with particular focus on arthropathies
including subchondral insufficiency fractures (SIF), osteonecrosis (ON) and rapidly progressive osteoarthritis (RPOA).
The IBD-associated arthropathies
are considered to belong to the spectrum of seronegative SpA.
Patients with PsA with secondary mechanical arthropathies
The fine soft tissue contrast resolution provided by MRI allows accurate identification and characterization of a variety of traumatic injuries, arthropathies
, and neoplastic processes.
Regarding problems in the diagnosis of infectious arthropathies
, Tuuminen et al.
Common agents include metronidazole and ciprofloxacin, though ciprofloxacin is not typically used in pregnancy because of potential concerns for fetal arthropathies
INTRODUCTION: Musculoskeletal (MSK) complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) are the most common endocrine arthropathies
Synovial metastasis is often unilateral to a single joint and may mimic the presentation of inflammatory or autoimmune arthropathies
They address assessment, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, spondyloarthropathies and reactive arthropathies
, lupus, idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, vasculitis, scleroderma, and autoinflammatory diseases.
In a more recent study, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonist therapy improved aortic stiffness among 60 patients with inflammatory arthropathies
, including psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis (Hypertension 2010;55:333-8).