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2022 May 12

Mod Rheumatol

Systemic Chronic Diseases Coexist with and Affect Locomotive Syndrome: The Nagahama Study.


Morita Y, Ito H, Kawaguchi S, Nishitani K, Nakamura S, Kuriyama S, Ikezoe T, Tsuboyama T, Ichihashi N, Tabara Y, Matsuda F, Matsuda S
Mod Rheumatol. 2022 May 12.
PMID: 35554562.


The concept of locomotive syndrome was proposed to highlight older adults who require nursing care services due to the malfunctioning of their locomotive organs. With the coming of a super-aging society, there is a growing need to understand relation between systemic chronic diseases and locomotive syndrome.