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A rare case of ipsilateral shoulder and thumb CMC joint neuropathic arthropathy.

Butala RR, Arora M, Rao AA, Samant PD, Mukherjee S - J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Bottom Line: Neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot joints) most frequently affect the weight-bearing joints of the body, are commonly associated with a variety of medical and neurological conditions and are notoriously difficult to treat due to the nature of the underlying pathology.We present a case of ipsilateral shoulder and thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) joint neuropathic arthropathy secondary to cervical syringomyelia.To our knowledge, this is the first reported case in the literature of this rare association.

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Affiliation: Department of Orthopaedics, Padmashree Dr D. Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Navi Mumbai, India.

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Stages of neuroarthropathy. (Adapted from Giurini et al. [8].)
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RJU054F6: Stages of neuroarthropathy. (Adapted from Giurini et al. [8].)

Mentions: Neuropathic arthropathy progresses in three stages [7] (Fig. 6).Figure 6:


A rare case of ipsilateral shoulder and thumb CMC joint neuropathic arthropathy.

Butala RR, Arora M, Rao AA, Samant PD, Mukherjee S - J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Stages of neuroarthropathy. (Adapted from Giurini et al. [8].)
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RJU054F6: Stages of neuroarthropathy. (Adapted from Giurini et al. [8].)
Mentions: Neuropathic arthropathy progresses in three stages [7] (Fig. 6).Figure 6:

Bottom Line: Neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot joints) most frequently affect the weight-bearing joints of the body, are commonly associated with a variety of medical and neurological conditions and are notoriously difficult to treat due to the nature of the underlying pathology.We present a case of ipsilateral shoulder and thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) joint neuropathic arthropathy secondary to cervical syringomyelia.To our knowledge, this is the first reported case in the literature of this rare association.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Orthopaedics, Padmashree Dr D. Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Navi Mumbai, India.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus