X-ray of osteoarthritis of the knee

X-ray of osteoarthritis of the knee

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 is an X-ray of a normal knee with normal space between the bones of the upper and lower leg. Figure 2 shows bone spurs and a narrowed joint space caused by osteoarthritis.

Last Updated: April 17, 2009

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Richa Dhawan, MD - Rheumatology

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