Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

M230/0406 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 34.0MB

Downloadable file size: 713.9KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: LIVING ART ENTERPRISES, LLC/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Osteoarthritis. X-ray of the hip joint (centre) of a patient with osteoarthritis. The pelvis is at top and right, the head of the femur (thigh bone) is at bottom left to centre. The ball at the top of the femur fits into the socket of the hip. In a healthy individual there is usually a clear space between the ball and socket, but this joint shows little or no space. Osteoarthritis results in the loss of cartilage between the joint. The healing process leads to the growth of bone in place of the cartilage, causing pain, stiffness and loss of mobility. Treatment is with the surgical replacement of the joint.

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

Keywords: arthritic, arthritic hip, arthritis, bone, bones, condition, disease, disorder, femur, healthcare, hip, medical, medicine, osteoarthritis, pelvis, radiograph, radiographs, radiography, x-ray, x-rays, xray, xrays

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