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No association observed between histological inflammation and pain in osteoarthritis

17:00 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Healio

MADRID — Assessment of synovial parameters of inflammation failed to reveal associations with knee pain or fatigue in patients with osteoarthritis, according to findings presented at the EULAR Annual Congress.Michiel J. Minten, MD, of the Department of Research at Sint Maartenskliniek, in Nijmegen, Netherlands, suggested that the underlying mechanisms of knee pain and fatigue in osteoarthritis remain unclear. He raised questions about the importance of inflammation in osteoarthritis pathophysiology and the extent to which fatigue is accurately reported in inflammatory conditions.

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