The syndrome of osteoarthritis

Roy D. Altman

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Abstract

The syndrome called osteoarthritis (OA) is characterized by change in structure and function of the joint. It is only symptomatic in about half of afflicted subjects. There is no diagnostic test. Progression is followed by a set of clinical variables that can be standardized for use in clinical trials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)766-767
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Volume24
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 1997

Keywords

  • Clinical trials
  • Joint pain
  • Osteoarthritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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    Altman, R. D. (1997). The syndrome of osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 24(4), 766-767.