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Osteoarthritis in weight-bearing wrists?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8448617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To test the suggestion [1] that turning the wrist into a weight-bearing joint by using a stick is likely to cause OA in that joint, 50 consecutive patients (excluding those with RA) who had used a stick for more than 1 year were studied clinically and radiographically. The data did not support this hypothesis. The changes in the original paper, as in one of these patients, were likely to be due to avascular necrosis.
Authors:
V Wright; R Hopkins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of rheumatology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0263-7103     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1993 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-13     Completed Date:  1993-04-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302415     Medline TA:  Br J Rheumatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-44     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Research Unit, University Department of Clinical Medicine, General Infirmary Leeds.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Osteoarthritis / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Weight-Bearing
Wrist / physiology*

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