Neurogenic acceleration of osteoarthritis

Joel A. Vilensky, Jennifer A. Cook

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The nervous system has a variety of mechanisms whereby it can potentially initiate or accelerate joint disease. Whether these potential mechanisms are clinically significant factors in the etiology of osteoarthritis remains uncertain. However, 11 papers published in the past year provide further support for the view that these mechanisms are important in the pathogenesis of the disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-255
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Rheumatology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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