Stanford M. Shoor MD


Complications of Osteoarthritis

Most people find osteoarthritis to be a nuisance that eventually becomes significant enough to affect their daily activities. And sometimes there are more serious complications. Possible complications of osteoarthritis include: Rapid, complete breakdown of cartilage resulting in loose tissue material in the joint…

Osteoartritis del pie

La osteoartritis es una afección en la que el cartílago que protege y amortigua las articulaciones se deteriora con el tiempo. Llega un momento en el que los huesos -anteriormente separados por el cartílago- se frotan entre sí. Esto provoca daño en el tejido y en el hueso, y causa síntomas dolorosos en la articulación…

X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho Figure 1 shows a normal hip. Figure 2 shows osteoarthritis of the hip with loss of cartilage, narrowing of the joint space (the space between the bones), and bone spurs.

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis is a condition in which the cartilage that protects and cushions joints breaks down over time. Eventually, the bones, formerly separated by cartilage, rub against each other. This results in damage to the tissue and bone, which causes the painful joint symptoms of osteoarthritis. The joint space in this…

Radiografía de osteoartritis de la cadera

Cortesía de Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho La figura 1 muestra una cadera normal. La figura 2 muestra osteoartritis de la cadera con pérdida de cartílago, estrechamiento del espacio articular (el espacio entre los huesos) y espolones óseos.