What is the role of genetic testing in patients with osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Oct 12, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Currently, clinical genetic testing is not offered to patients who have osteoarthritis unless they also have other anomalies that could be associated with a genetic condition. In the future, testing may allow individualization of therapeutics.

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