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Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus: Orthopedic and Rheumatological afflictions in Diabetes Mellitus A review [Paperback]


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Diabetes mellitus is a multi-system disease characterized by persistent hyperglycemia that has both acute and chronic biochemical and anatomical sequel.Diabetes mellitus affects the connective tissue in a variety of ways and so we observe a variety of alterations in the locomotor system including neuroarthropathy, hyperostosis, osteoporosis, cheiroarthropathy, limited joint mobility, muscular infarctions.In this review, musculoskeletal manifestations in diabetic patients are presented. Late complications of diabetes mellitus (neuropathic arthropathy and diabetic muscle infarction), consequences of metabolic derangement inherent to diabetes (diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, osteopenia, and osteoporosis), syndromes that may share etiologic mechanisms with changes of collagen and microvascular disease limited joint mobility syndrome, palmar flexor tenosynovitis (trigger finger), Dupuytren's disease, adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy) are described. Moreover, carpal tunnel syndrome, gout, osteoarthritis and their probable association with diabetes mellitus are discussed.Effective diagnostic and therapeutic treatment strategies are discussed.

About the Author

Prof Gourishankar Patnaik is internationally renowned orthopedic and Spinal surgeon from India.A topper throughout he has over two decades of teaching and research experience at various medical colleges in India, Oman, USA and Malaysia. A gifted surgeon and orator, he has authored many books. His research interests include diabetes, Neurotrauma and E-learning.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 88 pages
  • Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller (July 30, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 363928089X
  • ISBN-13: 978-3639280890
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.9 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)



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