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What causes secondary osteoarthritis?

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Secondary osteoarthritis is caused by another disease or condition. Conditions that can lead to secondary osteoarthritis include obesity, repeated trauma or surgery to the joint, birth defects, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and other hormone disorders.

From: Causes of Osteoarthritis WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

Osteoarthritis Causes from MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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