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Osteoarthritis, Knee

Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)

Year introduced: 1999

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Tree Number(s): C05.550.114.606.500, C05.799.613.500

MeSH Unique ID: D020370

Entry Terms:

  • Knee Osteoarthritides
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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