Cervical Spine Study Suggests Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis More Prevalent in Aging Men

Cervical Spine Study Suggests Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis More Prevalent in Aging Men

A cross-sectional autopsy study of the articular facet joints of 72 male and female cadavers found degenerative changes, including splitting, fissures, thickening and thinning of calcified cartilage and subchondral bone plates were associated with aging. Male subjects were more likely to demonstrate cartilage degeneration than females, though age-related changes were observed in both sexes. The […]

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