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What disease cause one to need a?Total knee arthroplasty?
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Arthritis
In brief: Arthritis
Arthritis.
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Dr. Nisha Manek
Most commonly osteoarthritis (commonly called wear and tear).
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Typically
Degenerative joint disease is the most likely reason to ultimately need a total joint replacement. There are other causes that may lead to such a condition. For example, posttraumatic arthritis may develop after significant injuries around joints.

In brief: Typically
Degenerative joint disease is the most likely reason to ultimately need a total joint replacement. There are other causes that may lead to such a condition. For example, posttraumatic arthritis may develop after significant injuries around joints.
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: TKA cause
Usually arthritis, sometimes rheumatoid or other autoimmune diseases, sometimes post-traumatic.
Mostly for wear and tear arthritis.

In brief: TKA cause
Usually arthritis, sometimes rheumatoid or other autoimmune diseases, sometimes post-traumatic.
Mostly for wear and tear arthritis.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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