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Can an injury lead to arthritis in the same spot?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes

Yes, it's called traumatic or post-traumatic arthritis.

In brief: Yes

Yes, it's called traumatic or post-traumatic arthritis.
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Scott Naftulin
Pain Management

In brief: Yes

Post-traumatic arthritis or degenerative joint disease is a well-recognized medical condition.
If you injure a joint, injury to the cartilage or bony surfaces may lead to arthritic changes in that joint.

In brief: Yes

Post-traumatic arthritis or degenerative joint disease is a well-recognized medical condition.
If you injure a joint, injury to the cartilage or bony surfaces may lead to arthritic changes in that joint.
Dr. Scott Naftulin
Dr. Scott Naftulin
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