Osteo-arthrosis and disk degeneration in an urban population.

@article{Kellgren1958OsteoarthrosisAD,
  title={Osteo-arthrosis and disk degeneration in an urban population.},
  author={Johan Henrik Kellgren and Joseph Stagg Lawrence},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={1958},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          388-97
        }
}
This study of osteo-arthrosis, or degenerative joint disease, is based on the same survey material as the corresponding paper on rheumatoid arthritis (Kellgren and Lawrence, 1956). A one-in-ten random sample of the population aged 55-64 years in the Lancashire town of Leigh was studied clinically, radiologically, and serologically for all forms of arthritis. After a detailed clinical examination of the joints, routine x rays were taken of the hands, feet, pelvis, knees, and cervical and lumbar… CONTINUE READING

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