Joint Disease

Joint Disease

All the Arthropathies

4th Edition - May 28, 1987

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  • Authors: E. C. Huskisson, F. Dudley Hart
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483183459

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Joint Disease: All the Arthropathies presents a list of the characteristics of the disease related to rheumatology. It discusses the definition, aetiology and inheritance of the disease of the joint. It addresses the classification of the arthropathies. Some of the topics covered in the book are the incidence of arthropathies; causes of joint pain; risks and precautions of joint puncture; diagnosis of synovial fluid; identification of crystals; diagnosis of back pain; acanthocheilonema perstans; acne arthralgia; acromegaly; acro-osteolysis; and actinomycosis. The acute calcific periarthritis is fully covered. The symptoms and treatment of joints affected by acute leukemia is discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the incidence and associations of agammaglobulinaemia. The incidence, manifestations, and treatment of atypical mycobacterial infection are presented completely. A chapter is devoted to the diagnosis of blastomycosis and calcification of periarticular soft tissues. The book can provide useful information to rheumatologists, doctors, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Contents


    Classification of the Arthropathies

    Incidence of Arthropathies

    Causes of Joint Pain



    Joint Puncture

    Synovial Fluid


    Rheumatological Jargon

    Back Pain

    Range of Movement of Joints

    Joint Diseases


Product details

  • No. of pages: 206
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1987
  • Published: May 28, 1987
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483183459

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E. C. Huskisson

F. Dudley Hart

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