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Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by inflammation, breakdown, and eventual loss of cartilage in the joints. Also known as degenerative arthritis. Osteoarthritis can be caused by aging, heredity, and injury from trauma or disease.

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Terms related to Osteoarthritis:

  • Arthritis, Degenerative
  • Degenerative Arthritis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • DJD