degenerative joint disease

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Synonyms for degenerative joint disease

chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints

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As a recent literature review has shown, many of these modalities have serious adverse reactions when taken over a period of time for the treatment of chronic joint pain due to degenerative joint disease.
Degenerative joint disease requiring surgical intervention in patients with PsA is quite rare overall.
Degenerative joint disease (DJD) affects the articular cartilage, cartilage in a joint that has two very important jobs.
Inter-examiner reliability of the diagnosis of cervical pillar hyperplasia (CPH) and the correlation between CPH and spinal degenerative joint disease.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease caused by the breakdown of cartilage.
In addition to helping those in a general weakened condition, this product is useful for residents with arthritis, Parkinson's disease, muscular dystrophy, neuromuscular disease, degenerative joint disease, and those contending with postoperative or knee and hip conditions.
Degenerative joint disease in any finger is a forewarning of death from heart disease in men, according to new research published yesterday.
Also known as degenerative joint disease, arthritis involves the loss of cartilage that cushions the ends of bones.
A public-private partnership is expected to coordinate new resources and commitment to help find biological markers for progression of osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that is a major cause of disability in people 65 years of age and older.
The patient's past medical history included hypertension, degenerative joint disease, hypercholesterolemia, history of a positive PPD (purified protein derivative; tuberculin) skin test, no surgical history, and no drug allergies.
Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is one of the most common types of arthritis.
OA, sometimes called degenerative joint disease, is a normal part of the aging process.
Consider the case of a patient whose diagnoses include exacerbation of congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation, degenerative joint disease, depression, history of malnutrition, osteoporosis, history of deep vein thrombosis, and undiagnosed urinary incontinence.
More than 50,000,000 Americans are afflicted with arthritis, which fundamentally is a degenerative joint disease.
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