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One of the major risk factors of knee OA is obesity, the following study results we found body composition and sarcopenic obesity to be associated with the risk of knee OA.

Introduction
As defined by anthropometric measures, obesity is a well‐recognised risk factor for knee osteoarthritis (OA) however, the information concerning knee OA risk and body composition (fat and muscle mass) is relatively insufficient. The analysis investigated the longitudinal connection of body composition divisions based on muscle mass and fat with knee OA.

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Several patients with intra-articular fracture subsequently undergo significant functional shortfalls, stiffness and pain due to osteoarthritis. This study highlights the role of total ankle replacement concerning such disorders using Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS), self-reported body mass index (BMI), patient satisfaction scores, comorbidities, and SF-36. Thus similar outcomes were found for the patients who underwent TAR after pilon fracture compared to other indications.

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Total ankle replacement (TAR) used to treat osteoarthritis following pilon fracture is not well understood. This study was aimed to compare the outcomes among various indications for TAR.

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Central poststroke pain is debilitating morbidity that affects the large ratio of patients with stroke. The following analysis demonstrated that younger patients with thalamic stroke should be carefully examined for the presence of neuropathic pain as it may influence the therapeutic strategy and quality of life of these patients.

Introduction
Central poststroke pain (CPSP) is a condition which may exacerbate the recovery and diminish the quality of life. It is not well-known in clinical practice. This study aimed to recognise characteristics and the incidence of CPSP, as well as to make potential connections of CPSP with clinical and sociodemographic attributes of subjects with stroke.

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Neck pain inflicts a significant socioeconomic and personal burden as it affects the functional ability and range of motion of the affected person. The following study highlights that greater the intensity of neck pain lesser is the functional ability and lateral rotation range of motion of the shoulder.

Introduction
The study intended to assess the association between the functional performance of the shoulder with pain measures and range of movement as well as the comparisons among the inactive subjects with and without neck pain.

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A 62-year-old African American male had a long-standing history of chronic joint damage and tophi deposition in his hands. He complained of slowly progressive blurred vision in both eyes and metamorphopsia in the left eye.

 

These symptoms are associated with which of the following disease?

a) Gout

b) Conjunctivitis

c) Anterior uveitis

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