Classification of disease: Osteoarthritis

Roy D. Altman

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Abstract

Criteria for the classification of osteoarthritis (OA) have been developed to establish uniformity in the reporting of this disease. Different criteria sets were developed for OA of the knee, hand, and hip that can serve different investigative purposes. The use of checklists facilitates the use of the criteria sets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-47
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
Volume20
Issue number6 SUPPL. 2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1991

Keywords

  • Osteoarthritis
  • classification
  • criteria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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