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Osteoarthritis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteoarthritis
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.114.606
C05.799.613
Unique ID
D010003
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010003
Scope Note
A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.
Entry Term(s)
Arthritis, Degenerative
Arthroses
Arthrosis
Osteoarthrosis
Osteoarthrosis Deformans
Public MeSH Note
2013; for Arthrosis see Joint Diseases 2017-2019
History Note
2013; for Arthrosis use Joint Diseases 2017-2019
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Osteoarthritis Preferred
Arthrosis Related
Osteoarthrosis Deformans Narrower
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