Osteoarthritis: histology and pathogenesis

Abstract

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease, affecting over 60 % of the elderly population, leading to incapacity of movement. The primary form is usually oligoarticular. In case of an underlying systemic disease or local injury, the cartilage destruction is considered as secondary osteoarthritis. The pathogenesis of primary osteoarthritis suggests an… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10354-012-0168-y

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