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Arthropathy, Neurogenic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Arthropathy, Neurogenic
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.186
Unique ID
D001177
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001177
Scope Note
Chronic progressive degeneration of the stress-bearing portion of a joint, with bizarre hypertrophic changes at the periphery. It is probably a complication of a variety of neurologic disorders, particularly TABES DORSALIS, involving loss of sensation, which leads to relaxation of supporting structures and chronic instability of the joint. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Charcot's Joint
NLM Classification #
WE 304
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1994/05/24
Arthropathy, Neurogenic Preferred
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