Diff dx: Neurogenic joint

- See: Neuropathic Shoulder

    Diabetes mellitus (diabetic charcot foot and ankle)
    Tabes dorsalis
         - Septic Elbow in the Setting of Neuropathic Joint as the Initial Presentation of a Cervical Syrinx
    Tumors of the spinal cord
    Degenerative spinal disease with nerve root compression
    Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord
    Amyloid neuropathy
    Giantism w/ hypertrophic neuropathy
    Impaired pain sensitivity due to use of:
           intraarticular and systemic steroids
           excessive ETOH
    Congenital insensitivity to pain
    Familial hereditary neuropathies
           Charcot Marie Tooth disease
           Hereditary sensory neuropathy
           Hypertrophic intersitial neuropathy (Dejerine-Scottas disease)
           Familial dysautonomia (Riley day syndrome)
           Familial amyloid neuropathy

Sensory Neuropathy:
    - diabetic neuropathy
    - paraneoplastic sensory neuropathy
    - paraneoplastic mononeuritis multiplex
    - neoplastic neuropathy
    - chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
    - sarcoid neuropathy
    - postinfectious small fiber sensory neuropathy
    - amyloid neuropathy
    - lyme neuropathy
    - HIV neuropathy
    - leprous neuropathy
    - cryoglobulinemic neuropathy (associated with Raynaud's syndrome)
    - Vasculitic neuropathy (Sjögren's syndrome)


A short history of neuropathic arthropathy.

Surgical arthrodesis of the neuropathic foot. A salvage procedure.

Neurogenic arthropathy of the hand and wrist

Ten steps in characterizing and diagnosing patients with peripheral neuropathy

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, May 31, 2012 2:33 pm