Osteoarthritis of the knees

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Pain in both knees.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Knees X-ray

Bilateral mild tibiofemoral compartment joint space narrowing. Tibiofemoral bilateral osteophyte formations. 

Bilateral severe patellofemoral compartment joint space narrowing with patellar subchondral sclerosis, more evident on the left. Patellofemoral osteophytes.

Bilateral suprapatellar joint effusion, more evident on the left. 

Case Discussion

Osteoarthritis of the knee is very common and is a major cause of morbidity, especially in the older population. 

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Case information

rID: 38806
Published: 5th Aug 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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