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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Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is the preferred treatment in young patients (younger than 40 years of age) with hip dysplasia who become symptomatic before developing degenerative joint disease.
In the present case trauma to the joint, articular fracture of meta carpal bone and abnormal mechanical stresses on the carpal joint caused by improper fracture reduction and immobilization of the fractures would have resulted in Degenerative Joint Disease.
As a recent literature review has shown, many of these modalities have serious adverse reactions when taken over a period of time for the treatment of chronic joint pain due to degenerative joint disease.
Degenerative joint disease (DJD) affects the articular cartilage, cartilage in a joint that has two very important jobs.
This team from the Primary Care Rheumatology Society conducted a systematic review of multiple databases looking for clinical guidelines and systematic literature reviews in English and published in the last 10 years on the management of knee pain and degenerative joint disease in patients 50 years of age or older.
BioCell Technology holds the exclusive rights to market Chicken Collagen Type II under United States Patent #6,025,327 for the use of Chicken Collagen Type II for the treatment of connective tissue disorders, osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, joint defects, cartilage injuries and vascular disease.
In addition, advancing age of the study participants, work and family obligations, and the influence of degenerative joint disease may have contributed to the decline in postsurgical sports activity.
2,3) This disease involves the joints and is commonly referred to as degenerative joint disease.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease in which the cartilage that covers the ends of bones in the joint deteriorates, causing pain and loss of movement as bone begins to rub against bone.
Inter-examiner reliability of the diagnosis of cervical pillar hyperplasia (CPH) and the correlation between CPH and spinal degenerative joint disease.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease caused by the breakdown of cartilage.
In addition to helping those in a general weakened condition, this product is useful for residents with arthritis, Parkinson's disease, muscular dystrophy, neuromuscular disease, degenerative joint disease, and those contending with postoperative or knee and hip conditions.

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