Osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis

Alan R. Erickson, James R. O’Dell, Ted R. Mikuls, Annika Cutinha, Svetlana Meier, Brian Fay, Amy C. Cannella

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Definition Osteoarthritis (OA) is a slowly progressive form of arthritis, the product of cartilage failure resulting in progressive joint space narrowing, bony proliferation, and pain. Other common names for OA include osteoarthrosis and degenerative joint disease (DJD).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRheumatology
Subtitle of host publicationA Color Handbook
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9781840766349
ISBN (Print)9781840761733
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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