Disease Information for Knee osteoarthritis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Leg Pain
Leg pain with exercise/persistent
Quadriceps/thigh weakness signs
Thigh muscle atrophy
Unilateral leg swelling
Gait disturbance/abnormality
Decreased Knee range of motion
Grating crepitus/knee joint
Joint exam/signs
Knee arthritis, acute, unilateral
Knee effusion/Fluid on knee
Knee manifestation/involvement/secondary
Knee Pain
Knee Swelling
Large knees
Limp
Limping gait/orthopedic/antalgic
Medial Knee Pain/Tenderness
Popliteal mass/swelling
Popliteal pain and tenderness
Single Joint Pain
Skeletal problems/symptoms/signs
Pains Worse in the Evening
Unable to stand
Walking difficulties
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alkaptonuria
Patient/Obese
Patient/Obesity/massive
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Activity/Sports/athletics
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Sixties-adult
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Arthroscopy/Knee abnormality
CT Scan
MRI/Knee abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Asymmetry Joint Space/Knee
Xray/Eburnation subchondral bone/near joint
Xray/Joint abnormal
Xray/Osteophytes
Xray/Skeletal findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Arteriosclerosis, lower extremities
Lumbar spinal stenosis
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Hemarthrosis
Hyaluronan intra-articular injection/effect/complication
Knee osteoarthitis
Osteoarthritis, degenerative
Monoarthritis Acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lower extremity involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Knee disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Weight bearing joints Involvement
Process
PROCESS/Degenerative/necrosis disorder (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Wear and tear/use/trauma (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Orthopedic procedure/surgery
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Arthroscopy/Knee
Definition

Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)

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