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ar·throp·a·thy

 (är-thrŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ar·throp·a·thies
A disease or abnormality of a joint.
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arthropathy

(ɑːˈθrɒpəθɪ)
n, pl -thies
a disease of a joint
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ar•throp•a•thy

(ɑrˈθrɒp ə θi)

n.
disease of the joints.
[1875–80]
ar`thro•path′ic (-θrəˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthropathy - a pathology or abnormality of a joint
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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ar·throp·a·thy

n. artropatía, enfermedad de las articulaciones.
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Clinical examination revealed painless reducible deformities of her hands and feet, characteristic of Jaccoud's arthropathy (Figure 1a, Video 1).
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Haemophilia is characterized by progressive arthropathy, functional impairment and chronic joint pain.
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Charcot joint is a peripheral neuropathic arthropathy which causes destruction via a non-infectious, periarticular process that creates devastating consequences (1, 5).
The MRI scan illustrated scoliosis and arthritic changes that included facet arthropathy L2-S1, disc space narrowing at multiple levels in conjunction with mild osteophytic spurring, disc space narrowing at L5-S1, and mild degenerative endplate changes.
In further stages, fatal complications such as renal failure, seizures, and lead encephalopathy may occur, and it can be difficult to diagnose without a detailed history of the patient.3,4 Furthermore, lead fragments that remain intra-articular may also result in proliferative synovitis and lead arthropathy which can provoke joint destruction.4,5 In addition, mechanical influence of intraarticular fragments can damage the articular cartilage and consequently lead to arthrosis of the hip joint.5
Raymond says the efficacy "was never really in doubt," but the bigger focus for the drug is safety, and will wait for detailed data at an upcoming medical meeting, but notes that fasinumab's arthropathy rate appears "slightly higher" than that of tanezumab.
Ms Duffy explained that she also suffers from a form of osteoporosis in her right ankle - Charcot arthropathy - which adds to her difficulties.
Neuropathic arthropathy (NA) is a destructive joint process postulated to result from loss of nociception, pain sensation, or both.