Osteoarthritis of knee

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri

Presentation

Chronic pain and swelling in both knees.

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is moderate narrowing predominantly involving the medial tibio-femoral and significant narrowing of the lateral patellofemoral compartments.

There are moderate marginal osteophytes. There is mild subchondral sclerosis on the right and left. There is moderate pointing of the tibial spines on the right and left. There is a moderate joint effusion on the right and left.

There is varus deformity at the knee.

Case Discussion

There is established osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD) on the right and left.

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Case information

rID: 46483
Case created: 6th Jul 2016
Last edited: 6th Jul 2016
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