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Cases Journal

, 1:153

First Online: 16 September 2008Received: 12 August 2008Accepted: 16 September 2008DOI: 10.1186-1757-1626-1-153

Cite this article as: Richardson, J.C., Mallen, C.D. & Burrell, H.S. Cases Journal 2008 1: 153. doi:10.1186-1757-1626-1-153


Osteoarthritis is a common condition that is typically associated with older adults. Other causes of osteoarthritis, such as those cases resulting from childhood Perthes disease, can affect younger people and frequently have a major impact on the lives of those affected. This case report describes the experiences of one patient with osteoarthritis, using examples of her poetry to illustrate her social, psychological and emotional transformation.

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Author: Jane C Richardson - Christian D Mallen - Helen S Burrell

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