OSTEOARTHRITIS OF KNEE JOINT AND ITS RISK FACTOR IN POPULATION OF BIHAR
English

Mahesh Prasad, Neelu Prasad
2016 Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare  
BACKGROUND In study of Orthopaedic diseases, Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent condition resulting to disability particularly in population of old age people and is a leading cause of chronic disability. The knee is the commonest of the large joints in the body to be affected by Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a very chronic joint disorder in which there is progressive softening and disintegration of articular cartilage accompanied by new growth of cartilage and bone at the joint margins (Osteophytes) and the capsular fibrosis.
doi:10.18410/jebmh/2016/495 fatcat:clb36zv5dzcdlhamkgbirjuz2y