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Enthesopathy is a condition that affects the entheses. Enthesitis is the inflammation of the entheses. Diseases and conditions which are associated with enthesitis, among others include:

If you have seen the words entheses, enthesitis or enthesopathy in your X-ray or medical reports, you may have been unclear about their meaning.

  • What are entheses?
  • What are the symptoms of enthesopathy?
  • How is enthesitis treated?

We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, What is Enthesopathy and Enthesitis?

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