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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Charcot joint, also known as neurogenic arthropathy, has been linked to tabes dorsalis, but is more commonly seen in diabetic neuropathy, syringomyelia, spinal cord injury, pernicious anemia, peripheral nerve injury, and from prolonged hydrocortisone injections into the joint.
Marrow versus infection in the Charcot joint: Indium-111 leukocyte and technetium-99m sulfur colloid scintigraphy.
"The effect of Charcot joints is one of sudden, dramatic collapse in the extremities, occurring even without injury, and at times causing complete dislocation of the foot from the end of the leg," explains James W.
Gilchrist, "The Charcot joint: a modern neurologic perspective," Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease, vol.