rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Physical exam and symptoms can identify inflammatory phenotype knee OA

Combining physical examination findings and patient reported symptoms can help identify knee inflammation in patients in the early stages of osteoarthritis, new research suggests. A positive bulge sign or patellar tap in combination with patient-reported swelling or pain can improve the detection of effusion-synovitis in patients who could then be targeted for early interventions to ...

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