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Classification and external resources
ICD-10 M76.-M77.9
ICD-9 726
DiseasesDB 18256
MeSH D012216

In medicine, an enthesopathy refers to a disorder of entheses (bone attachments).[1]

If the condition is known to be inflammatory, it can more precisely be called a enthesitis.

Enthesopathies are disorders of peripheral ligamentous or muscular attachments.


Examples include spondyloarthropathy such as ankylosing spondylitis, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles tendinitis.

  • Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder
  • Rotator cuff syndrome of shoulder and allied disorders
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Scapulohumeral fibrositis
  • Enthesopathy of elbow region
  • Enthesopathy of wrist and carpus
  • Bursitis of hand or wrist
  • Periarthritis of wrist
  • Enthesopathy of hip region
  • Bursitis of hip
  • Gluteal tendinitis
  • Iliac crest spur
  • Psoas tendinitis
  • Trochanteric tendinitis
  • Enthesopathy of knee
  • Enthesopathy of ankle, tarsus and calcaneous
  • Other peripheral enthesopathies
  • Unspecified enthesopathy


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