Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993, VII, 448 pp. 572 figs., 2 tabs.
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The records of the National Health Examination Sur features of specimens of articular tissues, and these vey in 1984 indicate that about 32% of adults in the findings have been incorporated into the present work. United States suffered from musculoskeletal affec I am also very grateful to Prof. Dr. Waldemar Hort, tions. The National Arthritis Data Workshop reported Director Emeritus at the Institute of Pathology at the in 1985 that about 35 millions of Americans had ar University of Dusseldorf, and to Prof. Dr. Joseph thritis or related conditions. Wagenhaeuser  sim Thurner, Director of the Institute of Pathology at the ilarly reported in 1969 that 30% of the central Landeskrankenanstalten in Salzburg, both of whom European adult population presented changes of the provided me with instructive illustrations and his peripheral joints and vertebral spine. Arthritic symp topathological tissue sections. A number of the his toms causing incapacity in a significant percentage of topathological illustrations were published previously the population were reported in the United Kingdom in my volume entitled Histodiagnosis and Clinical Correlation of Rheumatoid and Other Synovitis and Sweden in 1984. (Thieme, Stuttgart, and Lippincott, Philadelphia, All relevant statistics emphasize the high incidence and disabling effects of arthritis of various types in all 1978). Figures 9 and 206 were published previously by countries. In view of the socioeconomic impact of the F. Huth, A. Soren, and W.
Anatomy and Histology of Joints.- Physiology of Joints.- Examinations in Arthritis and Related Affections.- 1. Patient’s History.- 2. Inspection and Palpation of Joints.- 3. Testing Active and Passive Movements of Joints.- 4. Auscultation of Joints.- 5. Laboratory Studies of the Blood.- 6. Urinalysis.- 7. Radiological Examination of Joints.- 8. Arthrocentesis and Examination of the Synovial Fluid.- 9. Punch Biopsy of Joint or Arthroscopy and Examination of Articular Tissue.- 10. Arthrotomy, Excision, and Examination of Articular Tissue.- Classification of Arthritides.- I. Traumatic Alterations of Joints.- 1. Contusion of Joints.- 2. Sprain of Joints.- 3. Traumatic Synovitis and Posttraumatic Synovitis.- 4. Infrapatellar Liposynovitis.- 5. Posttraumatic Fibrosis Ossificans of Joints.- 6. Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis.- II. Idiopathic Inflammations of Joints.- 1. Nonspecific Synovitis.- 2. Intermittent Hydrarthrosis.- 3. Arborescent Liposynovitis (Lipoma Arborescens).- III. Specific Inflammations of Joints by Microorganisms.- 1. Suppurative Arthritis.- 2. Meningococcal Arthritis.- 3. Pneumococcal Arthritis.- 4. Gonococcal Arthritis.- 5. Arthritis in Reiter’s Syndrome.- 6. Arthritis in Bacillary Dysentery.- 7. Arthritis in Abdominal Typhoid Fever and Abdominal Paratyphoid Fever.- 8. Arthritis in Brucellosis.- 9. Arthritis in Scarlet Fever.- 10. Bacteriantigenic Arthritis.- 11. Arthritis in Influenza.- 12. Arthritis in Lyme Disease.- 13. Syphilitic Arthritis.- 14. Tuberculous Arthritis.- 15. Mycotic Arthritis.- IV. Allergic, Rheumatic, and Etiologically Unclarified Joint Inflammations.- 1. Seroanaphylactic Arthritis.- 2. Arthritis in Rheumatic Fever.- 3. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.- 4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (Rheumatic Arthritis).- 5. Arthritis in Sjögren’s Syndrome.- 6. Ankylosing Spondylitis.- 7. Arthritis in Mediterranean Fever.- V. Degenerative Changes of Joints.- 1. Chondropathia Patellae.- 2. Osteoarthritis.- VI. Trophic Alterations of Joints.- 1. Osteochondritis Dissecans.- 2. Loose Joint Bodies.- VII. Joint Affections in Systemic Diseases.- 1. Joint Affections in Skin Diseases.- a. Arthropathy in Psoriasis.- 2. Arthropathies in Intestinal Inflammations.- a. Arthropathy in Ulcerative Colitis.- b. Arthropathy in Regional Ileitis.- 3. Joint Affections in Metabolic Disorders.- a. Arthropathy in Gout.- b. Arthropathy in Ochronosis.- c. Arthropathy in Gaucher’s Disease.- d. Arthropathy in Hyperlipoproteinemia.- e. Arthropathy in Reticulohistiocytosis (Lipoid Dermatoarthritis).- 4. Joint Affections in Abnormal Deposition.- a. Calcinosis of Joints.- b. Hemochromatosis of Joints.- 5. Joint Affections in Blood Disorders.- a. Arthropathy in Hemophilia.- b. Arthropathy in Lymphocytic Leukemia and Multiple Myeloma.- 6. Joint Affections in Neuropathies.- a. Arthropathy in Chronic Alcoholism and Other Aseptic Necrosis.- b. Arthropathy in Diabetic Neuropathy.- c. Arthropathy in Tabes.- d. Arthropathy in Syringomyelia.- 7. Joint Affections in Hormonal Disorders.- a. Endocrine Arthropathies.- VIII. Acquired Dysfunctions and Deformities of Joints.- 1. Laxity and Instability of Joints.- 2. Snapping of Joints.- 3. Contracture of Joints.- 4. Ankylosis of Joints.- IX. Tumors of Joints.- 1. Benign Tumors of Joints.- 2. Malignant Tumors of Joints.- X. Related Affections.- 1. Tenosynovitis and Hygroma.- 2. Bursitis.- 3. Ganglion.- 4. Fibrositis.