Hand and Wrist
Basal Joint Osteoarthritis
What it is
Arthritis is a condition that irritates or destroys a joint. Although there are several types of arthritis, the one that most often affects the joint at the base of the thumb (the basal joint) is osteoarthritis (degenerative or "wear-and-tear" arthritis).
Source from AAOS , Viewmedica , WebMD
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