Obesity and diabetes are associated with disability in women with hand osteoarthritis. Results from the EpiReumaPt nationwide study

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Abstract

Background: Hand osteoarthritis (HOA) is a highly prevalent rheumatic disease that predominates in females and causes pain and loss of functional capacity. Obesity and metabolic syndrome have been previously suggested to associate with the severity of HOA, but clarity on these associations is yet to be achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-217
Number of pages10
JournalActa reumatologica portuguesa
Volume46
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021

Keywords

  • Cochin
  • Hand osteoarthritis
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Severity

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