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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Introduction

Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to have an earlier onset. Type 5 is linked to a defect on chromosome 20q11.2 and tends to primarily affect the hip joints. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5 is available below.

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

Treatments for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

  • There is no cure for the condition but various therapies may alleviate symptoms
  • Medications: NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, Tramadol, painkillers and cortisone injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Chronic pain management therapies
  • Viscosupplementation - injections of hyaluronic acid derivatives
  • more treatments...»

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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Complications

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Causes of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

Prognosis for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: The prognosis varies from patient to patient with severity of symptoms and rate of progression varying depending on individual factors such as compliancy with management of the condition.

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More information about Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5

  1. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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