Rheumatology Question 29 Instructor

Name 8 musculoskeletal conditions that are associated with diabetes.

  1. Limited joint mobility
    (Diabetic cheiroarthropathy or stiff hand syndrome. This is characterized by tight, waxy skin on the hands and flexion deformities at the MCPs and IP joints. Associated with pain and stiffness.)
  2. Diabetic amyotrophy
    (A polyneuropathy of L2, 3 and 4 characterized by proximal lower extremity pain and weakness.)
  3. Neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot joint)
  4. Adhesive capsulitis
  5. Dupuytren’s contracture
  6. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  7. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
  8. Flexor tenosynovitis
  9. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

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