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Degenerative joint disease

Introduction: Degenerative joint disease

Description of Degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease (medical condition): Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis typically caused by age-related wear-and-tear. In diagnosis, it must be ...more

Degenerative joint disease: See also:

Osteoarthritis:
  »Introduction: Osteoarthritis
  »Symptoms of Osteoarthritis
  »Causes of Osteoarthritis
  »Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Degenerative joint disease: chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Degenerative joint disease: Noninflammatory degenerative joint disease occurring chiefly in older persons, characterised by degeneration of the articular cartilage, hypertrophy of bone at the margins and changes in the synovial membrane. It is accompanied by pain and stiffness, particularly after prolonged activity. (On-line Medical Dictionary)
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Degenerative joint disease: Related Topics

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Degenerative joint disease as a Disease

Degenerative joint disease: Another name for Osteoarthritis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Osteoarthritis
  »Symptoms of Osteoarthritis
  »Causes of Osteoarthritis
  »Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Degenerative joint disease: Related Diseases

Degenerative joint disease: Degenerative joint disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Degenerative joint disease

Some of the causes of Degenerative joint disease are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Degenerative joint disease (Osteoarthritis)

Some of the symptoms of Degenerative joint disease incude:

Treatments for Degenerative joint disease (Osteoarthritis)

Treatments for Degenerative joint disease (Osteoarthritis) include:

Treatment of Degenerative joint disease: For more treatment information about Degenerative joint disease, see treatment of Osteoarthritis (Degenerative joint disease)

Degenerative joint disease: Article Excerpts about Osteoarthritis

Do I have Arthritis: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. This is the form that usually comes with age... (Source: excerpt from Do I have Arthritis: NIAMS)

Handout on Health Osteoarthritis: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Osteoarthritis (AH-stee-oh-ar-THREYE-tis) is the most common type of arthritis, especially among older people.... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Osteoarthritis: NIAMS)

Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS (Excerpt)

Also known as degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting an estimated 20.7... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)

Arthritis Advice -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

Osteoarthritis (OA) , at one time called degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis ... (Source: excerpt from Arthritis Advice -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Degenerative joint disease: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Degenerative joint disease

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The following terms can be used for Degenerative joint disease

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Hierarchical classifications of Degenerative joint disease

The following list attempts to classify Degenerative joint disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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