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Leg/Knee Case 10 Diagnosis

Knee Osteoarthritis


Clinical and radiographic findings usually confirm the diagnosis. Early in the disease, radiographic evidence of may not be present but will develop as OA progresses. Characteristic X ray findings include osteophyte formation, joint space narrowing, subchondral sclerosis, and subchondral cyst formation. Joint space narrowing is the most specific X ray finding for predicting OA progression.