Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Notes = A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.,Created For = LHSA-Dott
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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.11953
Scope and Contents
Typed case summary, correspondence and notes relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 60 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: osteoarthritis of hip joint; pain; hypertension; and sciatica. No treatment given. Patient discharged.