|Other names||Joint disease|
|Bone erosions from rheumatoid arthritis.|
Joint diseases can be classified as follows:
- Infectious arthritis
- Noninfectious arthritis
- Hemarthrosis (joint bleeding)
- Synovitis is the medical term for inflammation of the synovial membrane.
- Joint dislocation
With arthropathy in the name
- Reactive arthropathy (M02-M03) is caused by an infection, but not a direct infection of the synovial space. (See also Reactive arthritis)
- Enteropathic arthropathy (M07) is caused by colitis and related conditions.
- Crystal arthropathy (also known as crystal arthritis) (M10-M11) involves the deposition of crystals in the joint.
- Diabetic arthropathy (M14.2, E10-E14) is caused by diabetes.
- Neuropathic arthropathy (M14.6) is associated with a loss of sensation.
Signs and symptoms
- Decreased range of motion
- Pneumarthrosis, air in a joint (which is also a common normal finding).
- Bone erosion
- Systemic signs of arthritis such as fatigue
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