Osteoarthritis: A Photo Essay

Osteoarthritis: A Photo Essay

In a knee with advanced osteoarthritis, large ulcerated areas of articular cartilage are present in the intercondylar region, on the femoral condyles, and on the patella. Articular cartilage involvement is prominent in OA, but OA is not merely a cartilage disease.

advanced osteoarthritis of the knee
Photo courtesy of Kenneth D. Brandt, MD

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