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Human Studies

2020 06

Arthritis Rheumatol



Associations between radiographic and ultrasound-detected features in hand osteoarthritis and local pressure pain thresholds.


Steen Pettersen P, Neogi T, Magnusson K, Berner Hammer H, Uhlig T, Kvien TK, Haugen IK
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020 06; 72(6):966-971.
PMID: 31904188.


Pain sensitization contributes to the complex osteoarthritis (OA) pain experience. The relation between hand OA imaging features and clinically assessed pain sensitization is largely unexplored. We aimed to examine the association of structural and inflammatory features of hand OA with local pressure pain thresholds in the Nor-Hand study.