Male and female differences in musculoskeletal disease

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, Lisa Cannada, Ann E. Van Heest, Mary I. O'Connor, Amy L. Ladd

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Gender differences exist in the presentation of musculoskeletal disease, and recognition of the differences between men and women's burden of disease and response to treatment is key in optimizing care of orthopaedic patients. The role of structural anatomy differences, hormones, and genetics are factors to consider in the analysis of differential injury and arthritic patterns between genders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-347
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 25 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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