Table 4 Maximal bone marrow lesion (BML) and visual analogue scale (VAS) knee pain
Adjusted mean of VAS pain (95% CI)*BMLp Value for linear trend
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BLOKS scale35.2 (25.6, 44.7)39.2 (27.2, 51.1)49.5 (34.0, 64.9)54.2 (30.5, 77.9)0.04
WORMS scale33.4 (19.8, 47.0)44.1 (32.6, 55.6)42.1 (30.8, 53.4)32.5 (8.6, 56.3)0.66
  • *Adjusting for age, sex, body mass index (BMI).

  • BLOKS, Boston–Leeds Osteoarthritis Knee Score; WORMS, Whole Organ MRI Score.