Osteoarthritis in the forefoot accompanied with joint pain is potentially associated with bone alterations

Yukio Nakamura, Mikio Kamimura, Shigeharu Uchiyama, Masatoshi Komatsu, Shota Ikegami, Hiroyuki Kato


We previously reported that the pathophysiology of hip Osteoarthritis (OA) may be due primarily to bone alterations. In the present case series, we describe the clinical results of 4 patients with forefoot OA and accompanying joint pain. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and plain radiographs again revealed that bone alterations could have been the cause of the OA and pain.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijdi.v2n2p64


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International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging

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