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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a teep o jynt disease that results frae brakdoun o jynt cartilage an unnerleein bane.[5] The maist common symptoms are jynt pyne an stiffness.[1]

Osteoarthritis
Synonyms Degenerative arthritis, degenerative jynt disease, osteoarthrosis
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The formation o haurd knabs at the middle finger jynts (kent as Bouchard's nodes) an at the faurthest awey finger jynt (kent as Heberden's node) are a common featur o osteoarthritis in the haunds.
Specialty Rheumatology, orthopedics
Symptoms Jynt pyne, stiffness, jynt swallin, decreased range o motion[1]
Uisual onset Ower years[1]
Causes Previous jynt injure, abnormal jynt or limm development, inheritit factors[1][2]
Risk factors Owerwecht, legs o a different lenth, job wi heich levels o jynt stress[1][2]
Diagnostic method Based on symptoms[1]
Treatment Exercise, efforts tae decrease jynt stress, support groups, pyne medications, jynt replacement[1][2][3]
Frequency 237 million / 3.3% (2015)[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Osteoarthritis". National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. April 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Glyn-Jones, S; Palmer, AJ; Agricola, R; Price, AJ; Vincent, TL; Weinans, H; Carr, AJ (3 March 2015). "Osteoarthritis". Lancet. 386 (9991): 376–87. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60802-3. PMID 25748615. 
  3. McAlindon TE, Bannuru RR, Sullivan MC, Arden NK, Berenbaum F, Bierma-Zeinstra SM, Hawker GA, Henrotin Y, Hunter DJ, Kawaguchi H, Kwoh K, Lohmander S, Rannou F, Roos EM, Underwood M (2014). "OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis". Osteoarthr. Cartil. 22 (3): 363–88. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2014.01.003. PMID 24462672. 
  4. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. 388 (10053): 1545–602. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6. PMC 5055577 . PMID 27733282. 
  5. Atlas of Osteoarthritis. Springer. 2015. p. 21. ISBN 9781910315163. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2017-09-08.