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Why knee joint injury leads to osteoarthritis


October 29, 2018
By University of Eastern Finland
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The mechanisms leading to osteoarthritis are not known.

Currently, it is not possible for a physician examining a patient to predict future joint condition and possible development of osteoarthritis. In the future, however, this may be possible, as a new study now shows that articular cartilage degenerates specifically around injury areas when the fluid flow velocity becomes excessive. | READ MORE

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