Which factors are associated with more rapid progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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A systematic review found the following clinical features to be associated with more rapid progression of knee osteoarthritis [62] :

  • Older age

  • Higher BMI

  • Varus deformity

  • Multiple involved joints


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