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Knee and osteoarthritis

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comparison of normal and arthritic knee joints

Anatomía de la piel humana — anatomy of the human skin

  • Artrosis
  • La debilidad y la alteración de los ten- dones o músculos / ligamentos
  • Destrucción del cartílago
  • Inflamación membrana sinovial
  • Reducción de la viscosidad del líquido
  • Sobrecrecimiento óseo (osteofitos)
  • Esclerosis ósea
  • Engrosamiento de la cápsula
  • Lesión meniscal
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Weakness and alteration of the ten- dons or muscles / ligaments
  • Destruction of cartilage
  • Synovial membrane inflammation
  • Synovial fluid viscosity reduction
  • Bony overgrowth (osteophytes)
  • Bone sclerosis
  • Thickening of the capsule
  • Meniscal lesion

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