This is shown in Table - 2 and Figure — 4. People with gout may have pain involving a variety of joints, particularly those in the feet and toes. Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory condition that is most prevalent in men.
A positive power Doppler US signal consistent with increased vascularity may be found in active enthesitis. Treatment, in such cases, may include:. Roentgenologic features of osteoarthritis, erosive osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, Reiter's disease, multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, and progressive systemic sclerosis.
Plain radiographs were done for the relevant enthesis.
A splint can help support the joint and stretch surrounding muscles, particularly at night. Sit'Aj suggested to use the words "enthesis" to designate the area where a tendon, a capsule or a ligament attaches to bone and "enthesopathy" to indicate any pathological changes of this structure.