Slideshows Images Quizzes

Copyright © 2018 by RxList Inc. RxList does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information.

Definition of Degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease: Also known as osteoarthritis, this type of arthritis is caused by inflammation, breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of the joints. Among the over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common, affecting usually the hands, feet, spine, and large weight-bearing joints, such as the hips and knees. Also called degenerative arthritis.

SLIDESHOW

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Symptoms & Treatment See Slideshow
CONTINUE SCROLLING FOR RELATED SLIDESHOW

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors