Evidence that meniscus damage may be a component of osteoarthritis: the Framingham study.

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Abstract

The etiology of degenerative meniscus tear is unclear but could be related to a generalized osteoarthritic disease process. We studied whether radiographic hand osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with meniscus damage.

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Authors
  • Martin Englund
  • I K Haugen
  • A Guermazi
  • F W Roemer
  • J Niu
  • T Neogi
  • P Aliabadi
  • D T Felson
Organisations
External organisations
  • Boston University
  • Diakonhjemmet Hospital
  • Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Orthopedics
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-273
JournalOsteoarthritis and Cartilage
Volume24
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes