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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

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   Spinal Osteophytosis    Osteoarthritis, Hip    Osteoarthritis, Knee

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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 6
view the robot description of the site Osteoarthritis: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management - March 15, 2000 - American Family Physicianwww.aafp.org 5
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Broader term(s): - Arthritis - Joint Diseases - Musculoskeletal Diseases - Rheumatic Diseases
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  Medical News for "Osteoarthritis"
Many People Gain Weight After Knee Replacement   (04/13/2010, Reuters Health)
Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis   (03/30/2010, HealthDay)
High-Impact Sports Might Not Harm Knee Replacements   (03/12/2010, HealthDay)
New Knee May Improve Balance   (03/11/2010, HealthDay)
Electromagnetic Pulses May Stem Arthritic Knee Pain   (03/06/2010, HealthDay)
Nanofiber Gel May Spur Growth of New Knee Cartilage   (02/04/2010, HealthDay)
Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success   (01/28/2010, HealthDay)
Lots of Exercise in Midlife May Lead to Osteoarthritis   (11/30/2009, HealthDay)
Osteoarthritis Costs U.S. Over $185 Billion a Year   (11/30/2009, HealthDay)
Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors   (11/24/2009, HealthDay)
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Broader term(s): - Arthritis - Joint Diseases - Musculoskeletal Diseases - Rheumatic Diseases

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  Medical Conferences/Events for "Osteoarthritis"
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2015 3rd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD) under the auspices of the IOF and ESCEO Canada

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