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Arthropathy
ICD-10 M00-M14
ICD-9 716.9
OMIM [1]
DiseasesDB 15237
MedlinePlus [2]
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An arthropathy is a disease of a joint. [1]

ScopeEdit

Arthritis is a form of arthropathy that involves inflammation of one or more joints,[2] while the term arthropathy may be used regardless of whether there is inflammation or not.

Spondylarthropathy is any form of arthropathy of the vertebral column.[3]

Arthropathy may also include joint conditions caused by physical trauma to joints, but is traditionally used to describe the following conditions:

ReferencesEdit

  1. Template:DorlandsDict
  2. thefreedictionary.com > arthritis in turn citing:
    • The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright 2000
    • Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, HarperCollins Publishers 2003
    • The American Heritage Science Dictionary Copyright 2005
  3. thefreedictionary.com/spondyloarthropathy citing:
    • Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009
    • Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003
    • Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 3 ed. © 2007
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