Knee Joint Replacement (cont.)
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Knee Joint Replacement Causes
Both chronic osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis commonly cause people to lose knee function and damage the joint to the degree that they need a knee joint replacement (total knee arthroplasty or TKA). But knee damage may also stem from injury or infection. Generally, people require a TKA a decade earlier if the damage is due to rheumatoid arthritis as opposed to osteoarthritis.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/23/2015
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