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Osteoarthritis vs. rheumatoid arthritis

Osteoarthritis vs. rheumatoid arthritis

Overview

Osteoarthritis is a deterioration of cartilage and overgrowth of bone often due to "wear and tear". Rheumatoid arthritis is the inflammation of a joint's connective tissues, such as the synovial membranes, which leads to the destruction of the articular cartilage.

Update Date 3/22/2013