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Could a sprained wrist turn into osteoarthritis?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Not necessarily

A sprain is the soft tissues of muscles and tendons.
However, if there's other structural damage noted or not noted to take place at the time of the strain, eventually this could show up as a post-traumatic osteoarthritis.

In brief: Not necessarily

A sprain is the soft tissues of muscles and tendons.
However, if there's other structural damage noted or not noted to take place at the time of the strain, eventually this could show up as a post-traumatic osteoarthritis.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

Not unless there was significant damage to cartilage

In brief: Unlikely

Not unless there was significant damage to cartilage
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