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Classification & external resources
ICD-10 M76.-M77.9
ICD-9 726
DiseasesDB 18256
MeSH D012216

In medicine, an enthesopathy refers to an inflammation of entheses. Examples include spondoarthropathy such as ankylosing spondylitis, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles tendinitis.


Enthesopathies are disorders of peripheral ligamentous or muscular attachments. E.g.:

  • Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder
  • Rotator cuff syndrome of shoulder and allied disorders
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Scapulohumeral fibrositis
  • Enthesopathy of elbow region
  • Enthesopathy of wrist and carpus
  • Bursitis of hand or wrist
  • Periarthritis of wrist
  • Enthesopathy of hip region
  • Bursitis of hip
  • Gluteal tendinitis
  • Iliac crest spur
  • Psoas tendinitis
  • Trochanteric tendinitis
  • Enthesopathy of knee
  • Enthesopathy of ankle and tarsus
  • Other peripheral enthesopathies
  • Unspecified enthesopathy

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Enthesopathy". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
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