Charcot’s Joint
Charcot Arthopathy Presentation in left foot

Charcot’s Joint

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Introduction Charcot's Joint (aka Charcot's osteoarthropathy or Charcot's neuroarthropathy) is most commonly seen as a complication of diabetes, but is also sometimes seen with syphilis. It is the result of peripheral neuropathy.…

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Comparison and Summary of Types of Arthritis
Lady with arthritis

Comparison and Summary of Types of Arthritis

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Disease Signs and Symptoms Epidemiology Investigation and Management Osteoarthritis Hands, Hips, Knees monoarthritis Signs Pain on joint movement, reduced range of movements. ‘Squaring of the hand’ – deformity of the…

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Gout and Pseudogout
Classical gout appearance 1st MTP. This file is taken from wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Gout and Pseudogout

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Gout Introduction Gout is a type of crystal arthritis. The other main type of crystal arthritis is that in which calcium pyrophosphate crystals are formed (pseudogout). Gout is a disorder…

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Osteoarthritis – OA

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Introduction Osteoarthritis is a condition that results from the loss of cartilage at synovial joints, and is often accompanied by degeneration of the underlying bone. Radiologically there can be visible:…

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