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Is progressive osteoarthritis an atheromatous vascular disease?
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    OA, Atheroma and confusion

    Dear Editor,

    In response to the hypothesis article ‘Is progressive osteoarthritis an atheromatous vascular disease?’ [Conaghan, Hvanharanta, PA Dieppe Ann Rheum Dis V64 No11 Nov 2005 1539-1541].

    The hypothesis paper Atheroma and the Progression of Osteoarthritis of Conaghan et al.[1] confuses four questions. Is progressive OA related to local atheroma? Is it related to systemic atheroma? Do statins have an...

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