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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.

Current as of: April 30, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Stanford M. Shoor MD - Rheumatology