Osteoarthritis in women: its relationship to estrogen and current trends.

@article{Tsai1992OsteoarthritisIW,
  title={Osteoarthritis in women: its relationship to estrogen and current trends.},
  author={C. L. Tsai and T. K. Liu},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={50 23},
  pages={1737-44}
}
With our expanding knowledge of osteoarthritis (OA) over the years, our concept of this "aging" disease has been re-evaluated to that which is the opposite of traditional views. To clinicians and scientists, OA is no longer the inevitable disease of aging, as one conceptualizes gray hair. Epidemiological studies show a higher incidence of OA affecting polyarticular joints in women than age-matched men, particularly those over the age of 55. This discrepancy in sex difference in the OA incidence… CONTINUE READING