Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is commonly defined by radiographic changes and knee pain. KOA has a multifactorial aetiology, but there are several well-recognised strong risk factors for the incidence of KOA. These include age, sex, body mass index (BMI), previous injuries, bone density, smoking and pre-existing hand osteoarthritis (HOA). Factors associated with mild systemic and synovial inflammation are potential markers for KOA incidence.
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- © 2018 Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Elsevier at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2018.02.271
Markers associated with synovial inflammation can identify women at high risk of developing painful radiographic knee osteoarthritis: a prospective community based cohort
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