Current aspects of osteoarticular pathology in patients undergoing hemodialysis: study of 80 patients. Part 1. Clinical and radiological analysis.


Eighty patients undergoing longterm hemodialysis were evaluated for joint function and radiographic abnormalities. Mean age of the population was 53 years, and mean duration of dialysis was 76 months (24 patients underwent dialysis for more than 10 years). Fifty-eight patients (72%) had joint symptoms; nonspecific arthralgia was the most frequent. Fifteen… (More)


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