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Osteoarthritis of Knee

Written by
Dr. Mohan Krishna
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Published on Dec 10, 2016 and last reviewed on Feb 22, 2019   -  1 min read

Abstract

Abstract

This is a patient information article on wear and tear in knee joint. It gives information regarding understanding of osteoarthritis of knee its causes, prevention and methods of treatment available.

Osteoarthritis of Knee

Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body. It is like wear and tear which develops over many years. It is common in people over 50 years of age, particularly in women. Both knees need not to be affected at the same time.

The cartilage gradually roughens and becomes thin exposing the underlying bone. The wear is more common on the inner side of the knee.

Osteoarthritis of The Knee Joint Produces:

Symptoms: (Develops slowly over several years)

Risk Factors:

Treatment Options:

 

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