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Osteoarthritis, Knee

"Osteoarthritis, Knee" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteoarthritis, Knee" by people in this website by year, and whether "Osteoarthritis, Knee" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 175 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2014 and 2017
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