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Osteoarthritis, Knee MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.114.606.500
C05.799.613.500
Unique ID
D020370
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020370
Scope Note
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)
Entry Term(s)
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
NLM Classification #
WE 870
Previous Indexing
Knee Joint (1965-1998)
Osteoarthritis (1965-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Osteoarthritis, Knee Preferred
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