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.

Osteoarthritis Related Polyenthesitis

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 ....

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