First Known Use of arthropathy
medical Definition of arthropathy
- These joint hemorrhages culminate in a severe arthropathy, with signs of inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis) as well as degenerative damage (as in osteoarthritis).
- —Goris Roosendaal and Floris Lafeber, The New England Journal of Medicine, 9 Aug. 2007
- The most common problem found is known as facet joint arthropathy, which can cause severe back pain.
- —Eric Nagourney, The New York Times, 31 July 2007
arthropathicplay \ˌär-thrə-ˈpa-thik\ adjective
- arthropathic changes
- an arthropathic knee
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