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    Grades of osteoarthritis by Ahlbäck

    Ahlbäck Grade Description
    Grade I Joint space narrowing (joint space < 3 mm)
    Grade II Joint space obliteration
    Grade III Minor bone attrition (0–5 mm)
    Grade IV Moderate bone attrition (5–10 mm)
    Grade V Severe bone attrition (>10 mm)

    References:

    1. Petersson I, Boegard T, Saxne T, Silman A, Svensson B. Radiographic osteoarthritis of the knee classified by the Ahlb?ck and Kellgren & Lawrence systems for the tibiofemoral joint in people aged 35-54 years with chronic knee pain. Ann Rheum Dis. 1997 Aug;56(8):493–6.
    2. Ahlbäck S. Osteoarthrosis of the knee. A radiographic investigation. Acta Radiol Diagn (Stockh). 1968;Suppl 277:7–72.

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