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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons|
|State||Published - Jun 25 2015|
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