Thermal Patterns of Osteoarthritic Knees and Hands
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease characterized by destruction of articular cartilage and increased activity of the underlying bone. There is an associated inflammatory component in most cases. Increased vascularity is a feature of both the subchondral bone and the synovium.1
KeywordsSubchondral Bone Joint Area Thermal Pattern Bone Blood Flow Thermographic Image
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