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osteoarthritis in the elderly

Osteoarthritis (Osteoarthritis, OA) was once called proliferative arthritis, degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis and so on. It is a kind of synovial arthropathy common in the elderly characterized by cartilage degeneration and/or joint margin bone hyperplasia. The clinical manifestations are arthralgia, stiffness and dysfunction. It is usually considered to be a non-inflammatory joint disease. In fact, it is long-term. Sick...

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