Miscellaneous & Case Studies
This section contains "real world" cases where patients were not recognised as having enthesitis related
pathology or the diagnosis was delayed. It also contains information on cases who had the wrong type of enthesopathy
diagnosed and consequently had inappropriate therapy. This section also highlights pitfalls in the recognition of enthesopathy.
This case illustrates the importance of keeping an open mind in the assessment of cases with enthesitis or enthesopathy.
Enthesitis means that the primary problem at the insertion is related to inflammation. Enthesopathy indicates that the
primary problem is due to degenerative problems ....