Evaluation of the relationship and genetic overlap between Kashin-Beck disease and body mass index.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Body mass index (BMI) is one of the major factors affecting the development of osteoarthritis (OA) but there is currently no information available regarding the relationship between BMI and Kashin-Beck disease (KBD). Our aim in this study was to investigate the relationship and genetic overlap between BMI and KBD. METHOD A total of 2050 Han… (More)

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