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X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.
Figure 1 is an X-ray of a normal knee with normal space between the bones of the upper and lower leg. Figure 2 shows bone spurs and a narrowed joint space caused by osteoarthritis.
Current as of:
November 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Stanford M. Shoor MD - Rheumatology
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor MD - Rheumatology