• High femoral-neck bone mineral density predicts knee, hip OA

    21 days ago - By Healio

    Femoral neck bone mineral density can predict knee and hip radiographic osteoarthritis, and vertebral fractures are a risk factor for hand radiographic osteoarthritis, according to data published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
    “The inverse relation between osteoporosis and osteoarthritis has been described extensively in the past decades,” Arjan P. Bergink, MD, of Erasmus Medical Center, and colleagues wrote. “However, almost no data is available on the relationship between and incidence or progression of hip and hand OA. A previous review concluded
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