Osteoartritis

La osteoartritis se asocia con el proceso de envejecimiento y puede afectar cualquier articulación. El cartílago de la articulación afectada poco a poco se desgasta y el hueso termina rozando contra hueso mismo. Se presentan espolones óseos en los huesos desprotegidos, así como dolor e inflamación.Osteoartritis

Revision

Last reviewed 9/26/2011 by Ariel D. Teitel, MD, MBA, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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