What Is Arthropathy?

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Chronic Post-Rheumatic Polyarthrosis: What is Jaccoud's Arthropathy?

Over time our understanding of diseases deepens and evolves, for the scientific community as well as the patient community.  This is certainly true for rheumatic and arthritic diseases.  Today, I’d like to introduce you to one type of arthritis which is not widely discussed in the patient community.

What is Jaccoud’s arthropathy?

In 1869, F.S. Jaccoud, a French clinician, described cases of arthritis in patients following frequent and severe attacks of rheumatic fever.  This type of...

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