degenerative arthritis

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Noun1.degenerative arthritis - chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
arthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints
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Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis and involves the joint cartilage.
It also helps stabilize the knee along with the ligaments and protects the articular cartilage of the knee, aiding in the prevention of degenerative arthritis.
Although the patient had a history of gout, it was felt that the degenerative changes of the right knee primarily represented degenerative arthritis and not an underlying gouty or inflammatory component.
Dwyer also specializes in the treatment of nerve compression such as Carpal Tunnel and Cubital Syndrome, management tendon pathology such as Trigger Finger, treatment of degenerative arthritis of the hand and wrist, and traumatic injuries, including management of fractures and nerve or tendon injuries.
An 85-year-old Afro-American woman with a history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and degenerative arthritis was admitted to the emergency department with bilateral knee pain which led to frequent falls.
Judy Gross, who's just returned from Cuba, begged Raul Castro to "put an end to our anguish," saying her husband suffers from degenerative arthritis and has developed a mass behind his right shoulder blade.
While I can tell you're shocked, degenerative arthritis in the foot isn't as serious as it sounds.
Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative arthritis, the "wear-and-tear" disease.
The low rates of treatment after fracture in overweight patients may reflect their propensity for distal lower extremity injury that very often gets attributed to issues related to degenerative arthritis and mobility limitations.
septic arthritis and degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis, hallux valgus, hallux rigidus) should be taken into account (13).
Topics addressed include bony and soft tissue impingement, posterior ankle techniques, treatment of joint instability, ankle fractures, osteochondral lesions of the talar dome, tendoscopy, degenerative arthritis of the ankle, complex fusions, and great toe arthroscopy.
Arterial hypertension in connective tissue disorder, polymyositis, arthritis, degenerative arthritis, and the up-to-date rheumatism medicines are also topics to be discussed during the conference.