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Hand osteoarthritis

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Hand osteoarthritis as a Disease

Hand osteoarthritis: Type of or association with medical condition Osteoarthritis.
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Hand osteoarthritis: Related Diseases

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Hand osteoarthritis as a subtype of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (medical condition): Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition characterised by mechanical disrturbances due to degradation of joints. It is the most common form of arthritis, and the leading cause of chronic disability.

Osteoarthritis (medical condition): Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis typically caused by age-related wear-and-tear. In diagnosis, it must be distinguished from other types of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis (second-most common type, affecting younger adults and juveniles), and various types of secondary arthritis that are caused by an underlying condition: reactive arthritis caused by an infection, psoriatic arthritis from psoriasis, gonococcal arthritis from gonorrhea, and others. Other possible conditions with arthritis-like symptoms include ankylosing spondylitis (affecting the spine) and gout.

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

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

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

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

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