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Osteoarthritis
Definition: A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.

Synonym(s): Arthritis, Degenerative / Osteoarthrosis / Osteoarthrosis Deformans / Arthritides, Degenerative / Degenerative Arthritides / Degenerative Arthritis / Osteoarthritides / Osteoarthroses

Narrow term(s):
   Osteoarthritis, Hip    Osteoarthritis, Knee    Osteoarthritis, Spine

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  Web resources for "Osteoarthritis"
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view the robot description of the site Handout on Health: Osteoarthritiswww.niams.nih.gov 10
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view the robot description of the site Osteoarthritis: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management - March 15, 2000 - American Family Physicianwww.aafp.org 4
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view the HON description of the site HONcode - Soda May Worsen Knee Osteoarthritis in Menwww.webmd.com 18
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view the HON description of the site HONcode - Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention and Pictures on eMedicineHealth.comwww.emedicinehealth.com 6
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Broader term(s): - Arthritis - Joint Diseases - Musculoskeletal Diseases - Rheumatic Diseases
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Narrow term(s): - Osteoarthritis, Knee
Broader term(s): - Arthritis
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  Medical News for "Osteoarthritis"
More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures   (05/10/2018, HealthDay)
Ditch the Golf Cart. Your Aging Knees Won't Mind   (05/04/2018, HealthDay)
Got Osteoarthritis? Get Moving   (04/11/2018, HealthDay)
A Surgery-Free Fix for Bad Knees?   (03/20/2018, HealthDay)
Stem Cell Clinics Pitch Pricey, Bogus 'Cures' for Knee Pain   (03/07/2018, HealthDay)
'Bone Cement': A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?   (01/11/2018, HealthDay)
This Weight-Loss Strategy May Not Help Your Knees   (11/28/2017, HealthDay)
Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old   (11/27/2017, HealthDay)
Arthritis Didn't Afflict Famed Clone Sheep, Experts Say   (11/23/2017, HealthDay)
Common Painkillers May Boost Blood Pressure in Arthritis Patients   (08/30/2017, HealthDay)
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      Diseases
          Musculoskeletal Diseases
              Rheumatic Diseases 
              Joint Diseases
                  Arthritis 

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