Elderly woman's knee affected by osteoarthritis

Elderly woman's knee affected by osteoarthritis

M110/0394 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 27.4MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Osteoarthritis. Swollen knee joint of a 94 year- old woman affected by osteoarthritis. Osteoarthr- itis is a common disease affecting synovial joints such as hands, hips and knees. It is characterised by a loss of the cartilage that lines these joints and the formation of osteophytes (bone outgrowths). This leads to pain, swelling and occasionally may result in the loss of function of the affected joint. No specific cure exists for osteoarthritis. Symptoms may be relieved by analgesic drugs, heat treatment and physiotherapy. Joint-replacement surgery is used in some of the most severe cases.

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

Keywords: arthritic, arthritis, condition, disease, disorder, elderly woman, healthcare, joint, joint disease, knee, knee joint, medical, medicine, osteoarthritis

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