Management of Osteoarthritis - A holistic view

Book Series: Frontiers in Arthritis

Volume 1


Ashish Anand

DOI: 10.2174/97816810835131170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-351-3, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-352-0
ISSN: 2468-6662 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-6670 (Online)

Indexed in: EBSCO.

Frontiers in Arthritis is an ebook series devoted to publishing the latest and the most important advances in arthrit...[view complete introduction]

Pathology of Osteoarthritis

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Carmen Frias Kletecka


The pathology of osteoarthritis is extremely complex and multifactorial. Recent technological advances have allowed the identification of specific genes and genetic alterations which have helped to elucidate some intricacies involved in the molecular basis of disease development and progression. Known factors and key recent discoveries in pathogenesis, plus typical gross and histologic pathologic findings are described in this chapter.

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