Musculoskeletal manifestations in diabetes mellitus

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Diabetes mellitus is a common metabolic disease; prevalent word wide can be associated with variety of musculoskeletal manifestations. They may be classified as articular, nonarticular and bony conditions. Among articular conditions, osteoarthritis is frequent and early in diabetes, in which also chondrocalcinosis and gout occur. Diabetic cheiroarthropathy, neuropathic arthritis, diabetic amyotrophy, diabetic muscle infarction are considered to be non-articular conditions. Among bone conditions, osteopenia and osteoporosis may occur early in type 1 diabetes. This article reviews clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of these conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1548-1552
Number of pages5
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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