Osteoarthritis (OA)

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Osteoarthritis (OA) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Introduction and Non-Autoimmune Arthritis. It contains the following chapters:

    • Rheumatic Diseases
    • Introduction to Osteoarthritis

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    1. Proximal interphalangeal joints
    2. Carpometacarpal joints of hands
    3. Distal interphalangeal joints
    4. Knee joint
    5. Shoulder joint
    1. The WBC count of the synovial fluid is more than 50,000
    2. It is a degenerative condition of the joint
    3. It usually involves weight bearing joints
    4. The reparative mechanism involves the formation of osteophytes
    5. The pathogenesis involves decreased hydration of the articular surface
    1. Osteoarthritis
    2. Septic arthritis
    3. Gout
    4. Rheumatoid arthritis
    5. Ankylosing spondylitis
    1. To avoid exercise
    2. Weight reduction
    3. NSAID’s
    4. Chondroitin sulphate
    5. Chondroplasty
    1. Morning stiffness lasting more than 1–2 hours
    2. Polyarticular pain
    3. Symmetric pain
    4. Persistent pain
    5. Warmth

    Author of lecture Osteoarthritis (OA)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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    Introduction to Osteoarthritis
    By Olufemi A. on 17. October 2018 for Osteoarthritis (OA)

    It is an area I have always skipped to study well and as such, I am very ignorant of the subject. I really like Dr Raj's approach to getting it to sink.