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Diseases » Cartilage disorders » Summary
 

What is Cartilage disorders?

What is Cartilage disorders?

Diseases or conditions that affect the cartilage. Cartilage is a tough but elastic connective tissue that has no nerves or blood vessels in it. ...more »

  • Cartilage disorders: Diseases of the cartilage.

Cartilage disorders: Introduction

Types of Cartilage disorders:

Types of Cartilage disorders:

Broader types of Cartilage disorders:

What causes Cartilage disorders?

Causes of Cartilage disorders: see causes of Cartilage disorders

What are the symptoms of Cartilage disorders?

Symptoms of Cartilage disorders: see symptoms of Cartilage disorders

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cartilage disorders: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cartilage disorders.
Treatments for Cartilage disorders: see treatments for Cartilage disorders
Research for Cartilage disorders: see research for Cartilage disorders

Society issues for Cartilage disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Cartilage disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Cartilage disorders:

  • 0.34% (43,809) of hospital episodes were for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultations for osteopathy and chondropathy required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital episodes for osteopathies and chondropathies were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital episodes for osteopathies and chondropathies were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital admissions for osteopathy and chondropathy required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Cartilage disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Cartilage disorders include:

Name and Aliases of Cartilage disorders

Main name of condition: Cartilage disorders

Other names or spellings for Cartilage disorders:
 

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