The symptoms of osteoarthritis and the genesis of pain.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This article delineates the characteristic symptoms and signs associated with OA and how they can be used to make the clinical diagnosis. The predominant symptom in most patients is pain. The remainder of the article focuses on what we know causes pain in OA and contributes to its severity. Much has been learned over recent years; however, for the budding researcher much of this puzzle remains unexplored or inadequately understood.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hunter, DJ; McDougall, JJ; Keefe, FJ

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 93 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 83 - xi

PubMed ID

  • 19059023

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0025-7125

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.mcna.2008.08.008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States