The genetic influence on radiographic osteoarthritis is site specific at the hand, hip and knee

A J MacGregor, Q Li, T D Spector, F M K Williams

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Abstract

To identify whether a shared genetic influence accounts for the occurrence of OA at different skeletal sites.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-80
Number of pages4
JournalRheumatology
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Female
  • Genetic Linkage
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Hand Joints
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis, Hip
  • Osteoarthritis, Knee
  • Phenotype
  • Twins, Dizygotic
  • Twins, Monozygotic
  • Young Adult

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