Int J Rheum Dis 2021 Apr 16. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Cancer & Immunology Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.
Aim: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint disorder, resulting from the breakdown of joint cartilage. It occurs in the knees, hands, and hips, leading to pain, stiffness, inflammation, and swelling.
Methods: In this study, 100 hand and knee OA patients, meeting the American College of Rheumatology criteria were included in the case group, and 100 healthy individuals were allocated to the control group. Read More