enthesopathy

enthesopathy
A disease process occurring at the site of insertion of muscle tendons and ligaments into bones or joint capsules. [G. en, in, + thesis, a placing, + pathos, suffering]

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n.
any rheumatic disease resulting in inflammation of enthesis. Ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and Reiter's syndrome are examples.

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en·the·sop·a·thy (en″thə-sopґə-the) disorder of the muscular or tendinous attachment to bone.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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