Coloured X-ray of a hand with osteoarthritis

Coloured X-ray of a hand with osteoarthritis

M110/0351 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.5MB

Downloadable file size: 1.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Osteoarthritis. Coloured X-ray of the hand of a patient suffering from osteoarthritis. The bones of the knuckles of the fingers (at centre) and the wrist (at bottom) are damaged near the joints, and there is also a decrease in the spaces between the joints. Bony outgrowths (osteophytes) are seen in the thumb, and at the base of the thumb. In osteoarthritis there is degeneration of the cartilage that lines the joints, and formation of bony outgrowths. Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease that is aggravated by joint overuse. It occurs most commonly in the elderly. It causes pain, swelling, stiffness, typically of the hips, knees and spine, and affects more women than men.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: arthritic, arthritis, condition, disease, disorder, hand, healthcare, joint, joint disease, medical, medicine, oste, osteo-, osteoarthritis, x-ray, xray

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.