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Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis


Association between platelet count and osteoarthritis in women older than 50 years.


Kwon Y-J, Koh I-H, Chung K, Lee Y-J, Kim H-S
Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis. 2020; 12:1759720X20912861.
PMID: 32362942.


Osteoarthritis (OA) is a multifactorial disease involving inflammatory processes. Platelets play important roles in both hemostasis and the inflammatory response; however, the relationship between platelet count and OA is unclear. Our aim was to evaluate the association between platelet count and knee and hip OA in Korean women.