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X Ray Osteoarthritis Knee X ray Question?

60 year old female comes for evaluation of her knee pain ,BMI=34. Her right knee more painful than left, she also has nodule on DIP JOINT. What is the most likely injury to be seen in her knee film?

A - OSTEOPHYTE
B- CHONDROCALCINOSIS
C- EROSION
D- DECREASE JOINT SPACE
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osteoarthritis knee cause asteophytes and narrow joint space so
the answer is A and D

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Osteoarthritis of the knees. (A) Anteroposterior view of the left knee of patient 1 shows medial joint space narrowing (arrow). (B) Lateral view of the left knee shows sclerosis with marked osteophyte formation (arrows). The osteophytes are best seen in this view. (C) Patient 2 has marked osteoarthritic changes with medial joint space narrowing (white arrow) causing a varus deformity of the knee and collapse of the joint space with destruction of the medial cartilage and the subchondral cortex (open arrowheads). (D) Subchondral cysts (solid arrowhead) are noted.
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Agree entirely with misspatho!

Chondrocalcinosis is a feature of pseudogout!


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