- The following joints are typically involved in primary generalized osteoarthritis:
- 1st metacarpal
- Proximal interphalangeal
- (F, T, T, F, T) Osteoarthritis is a non-inflammatory degenerative disease of the joints affecting females > males (ratio 3:1). Other joints affected include distal interphalangeal joints, hips, knees and lumbosacral joints. Radiological features include loss of joint space, increased bone density, cysts and marginal osteophytes.