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Charcot's joint includes all of the following Except: (AIPG 07)



A Syringomyelia

B Leprosy

C Diabetes

D Arthrogryposis multiple congenita

Ans. D Arthrogryposis multiple congenita

Charcot's joint (Ref, H, 18th -2856)

a. Neuropathic joint disease (Charcot's joint) is a progressive destructive arthritis associated with loss of pain sensation, proprioception, or both.

b. Normal muscular reflexes

c. Dmodulate joint movement are decreased.

d. Without these protective mechanisms, joints are subjected to repeated trauma, resulting in progressive cartilage and bone damage.

e. Diabetes mellitus is the most common cause of neuropathic joint disease.

Disorders Associated with Neuropathic Joint Disease (Ref, H, 18th –2856, table 336.2)

1. Diabetes mellitus

5. Amyloidosis

2. Tabesdorsalis

6. Leprosy

3. Meningomyelocele

7. Peroneal muscular atrophy

4. Syringomyelia

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