degenerative joint disease


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degenerative joint disease

[di′jen·ə·rəd·iv ′jȯint di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A chronic joint disease characterized pathologically by degeneration of articular cartilage and hypertrophy of bone, clinically by pain on activity which subsides with rest. Also known as degenerative arthritis; hypertrophic arthritis; osteoarthritis; senescent arthritis.
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In addition to occurring in the hips, early degenerative joint disease frequently occurs in the lower limbs, shoulders, elbows, ankles, and feet.
Numerous epidemiological studies have shown a correlation between OA and being overweight, especially in people who put their joints under certain stress; degenerative joint disease associated with high-intensity sports or manual labour occurs significantly more frequently in the overweight compared with less active people of normal weight.
The Agoura Hills resident, who hung up his skates after a fond farewell in April, has signed on as a point man for the education of North Americans on the degenerative joint disease more often associated with people twice his age.
Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is a disorder of the joints characterized by progressive deterioration of cartilage and other surrounding tissues.
A 67-year-old male with a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, atrial fibrillation, and knee degenerative joint disease presents to you for increasing left knee pain.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, the degenerative joint disease.
Avoid an injury in the first place and your odds of developing degenerative joint disease go way down.
TM], a non-invasive and non-pharmaceutical healing and pain management technology for cats, dogs and horses, offers information to pet owners about degenerative joint disease in cats.
He and his associates proposed a simple matrix that uses the results of both x-ray and scintigraphy studies for improved assessment of degenerative joint disease of the knee.
Normal, pain-free running, therefore, probably does not accelerate normal degenerative joint disease of aging.
Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease, affects millions of people.

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