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What is degenerative joint disease with moderate osteophyte formation?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: DJD w osteophytes

Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is the normal "wear and tear" kind of arthritis that we are all going to get as we get older in our most used joints.
Part of the process of chronic arthritis is a remodeling of the calcium structure of the bone at the joint surfaces, which leads to accumulation of calcium away from the point of pressure. Ibuprofen will help discomfort from this normal process.

In brief: DJD w osteophytes

Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is the normal "wear and tear" kind of arthritis that we are all going to get as we get older in our most used joints.
Part of the process of chronic arthritis is a remodeling of the calcium structure of the bone at the joint surfaces, which leads to accumulation of calcium away from the point of pressure. Ibuprofen will help discomfort from this normal process.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: "DJD" is arthritis

It is the cartiledge that is present on the joint surface known.
Reticular cartiledge is eroding. An osteophyte is like a spur or a bony projection.

In brief: "DJD" is arthritis

It is the cartiledge that is present on the joint surface known.
Reticular cartiledge is eroding. An osteophyte is like a spur or a bony projection.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Moderate OA

It is osteoarthritis of a moderate degree.
Osteophytes are spurs which form at the margins of the joints as part of the osteoarthritic process.

In brief: Moderate OA

It is osteoarthritis of a moderate degree.
Osteophytes are spurs which form at the margins of the joints as part of the osteoarthritic process.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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