Charcot's joint


Charcot's joint

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  • Charcot's joint — Char·cot s joint (.)shär .kōz or Char·cot joint .kō n a destructive condition affecting one or more joints, occurring in diseases of the spinal cord, and ultimately resulting in a flail joint called also Charcot s disease * * * a damaged, swollen …   Medical dictionary

  • Сустав Шарко (Charcot'S Joint) — поврежденный, опухший и деформированный сустав, чаще всего коленный, в результате его частого незначительного травмирования. Человек не осознает получаемых травм в связи с нарушением функции чувствительных нервов, воспринимающих болевые ощущения… …   Медицинские термины

  • Charcot — may refer to: Jean Martin Charcot French neurologist Charcot s name is associated with many diseases and conditions including Charcot s artery (lenticulostriate artery) Charcot s joint (diabetic arthropathy) Charcot s disease (amyotrophic lateral …   Wikipedia

  • Charcot, Jean-Martin — born Nov. 29, 1825, Paris, Fr. died Aug. 16, 1893, Morvan French medical teacher and clinician. With Guillaume Duchenne (b. 1806 d. 1875) he is considered the founder of modern neurology. In 1882 he opened Europe s greatest neurological clinic of …   Universalium

  • Charcot-Leyden crystals — Char·cot Ley·den crystals .shär .kō lī dən n pl minute colorless crystals that occur in various pathological discharges and esp. in the sputum following an asthmatic attack and that are thought to be formed by the disintegration of eosinophils… …   Medical dictionary

  • Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease — Charcot Marie Tooth disease Classification and external resources The foot of a person with Charcot Marie Tooth. The lack of muscle, a high arch, and claw toes are signs of the genetic disease. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Charcot arthropathy — Oblique view X ray in a 45 year old male diabetic revealed a divergent, Lisfranc dislocation of the first metatarsal with associated lesser metatarsal fractures …   Wikipedia

  • joint disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or injuries that affect human joints (joint). arthritis is no doubt the best known joint disease, but there are also many others. Diseases of the joints may be variously short lived or exceedingly chronic,… …   Universalium

  • Joint — A joint is the area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. A joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. An articulation or an arthrosis is the same as a joint. Joints are grouped according… …   Medical dictionary

  • Charcot , Jean-Martin — (1825–1893) French neurologist Parisian born Charcot studied medicine in his native city and received his MD in 1853. His interest in disease of the nervous system led to his appointment, in 1862, to the Salpêtrière Hospital for nervous and… …   Scientists


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