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Arthritis affecting the joint between the sternum (breastbone) and the clavicle (collarbone) of a 60 year old woman. The affected area is the raised lump at centre left. Arthritis is a condition in which joints become damaged and lose mobility. This cause pain and inflammation. Treatment is with anti-inflammatory drugs and exercises to increase mobility.
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