publication . Article . Other literature type . 1986

Development of criteria for the classification and reporting of osteoarthritis: Classification of osteoarthritis of the knee

Altman, R.; Asch, E.; Bloch, D.; Bole, G.; Borenstein, D.; Brandt, K.; Christy, W.; Cooke, T. D.; Greenwald, R.; Hochberg, M.; ...
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  • Published: 01 Aug 1986 Journal: Arthritis & Rheumatism, volume 29, pages 1,039-1,049 (issn: 0004-3591, eissn: 1529-0131, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
For the purposes of classification, it should be specified whether osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is of unknown origin (idiopathic, primary) or is related to a known medical condition or event (secondary). Clinical criteria for the classification of idiopathic OA of the knee were developed through a multicenter study group. Comparison diagnoses included rheumatoid arthritis and other painful conditions of the knee, exclusive of referred or paraarticular pain. Variables from the medical history, physical examination, laboratory tests, and radiographs were used to develop sets of criteria that serve different investigative purposes. In contrast to prior criteria,...
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free text keywords: Medical history, WOMAC, Radiography, business.industry, business, Physical examination, medicine.diagnostic_test, medicine, Medical diagnosis, Rheumatoid arthritis, medicine.disease, Osteoarthritis, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Clinical trials on glucosamine and chondroitin
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 1986

Development of criteria for the classification and reporting of osteoarthritis: Classification of osteoarthritis of the knee

Altman, R.; Asch, E.; Bloch, D.; Bole, G.; Borenstein, D.; Brandt, K.; Christy, W.; Cooke, T. D.; Greenwald, R.; Hochberg, M.; ...