How is osteoarthritis (OA) diagnosed?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Osteoarthritis is typically diagnosed on the basis of clinical and radiographic evidence. [3, 4, 5, 6, 7] There are no specific clinical laboratory abnormalities that are diagnostically associated with osteoarthritis.


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