Osteoarthritis of the knees - severe

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Difficulty walking and knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Almost complete loss of joint space in all the compartments of both knees.

Exuberant osteophyte formation.

Subchondral sclerosis.

Case Discussion

This is a very advanced example of knee osteoarthritis, with all the features of the disease aside from subchondral cyst formation.

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Case Information

rID: 51665
Case created: 2nd Mar 2017
Last edited: 3rd Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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