How is secondary osteoarthritis caused?
Secondary OA results from chronic or sudden injury to a joint. It can occur in any joint.
t is mainly caused as a result of breaking down of joint-cartilages. Certain metabolic, hereditary or mechanical reasons lead to the loss of cartilages. Some of the factors that lead to primary osteoarthritis are: Family history Joint injuries Excessive stress on the joints Recurring use of joints Being obese Osteoarthritis is often related to the wear and tear of joints and therefor is often but not always related to old age. it is however a…
As is the difference in all primary-v-secondary -isms, primary stems from the gland/whatever itself, while secondary is caused by something outside the gland/whatever. In this case, primary hyperthyroidism might be caused by a tumor, etc. Secondary hyperthyroidism (very rare) is caused by excessive TSH.
Primary hypothyroidism is caused by a deficiency in the thyroid itself. Secondary hypothyroidism is caused by an "outside" influence, usually a medication that causes the thyroid to not secrete the necessary hormones or an insufficient quantity, or may be caused by a primary disease process that in turn affects the thyroid gland. Sometimes secondary hypothyroidism is caused by the treatments for cancer, for example.
Secondary pollutants. Secondary pollutants are pollutants caused by man. Which consider smog, chemical pollution,ect.. Primary pollutants. primary pollutants are pollutants that are caused by nature. Volcano's eruptions etc. pollution can be caused in the air water sound and any where in the environment
There is not difference between arthritis and rheumatoid. Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of arthritis. There is a difference between osteoarthritis (the main form of arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear or trauma to a joint. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where your immune system begins to attack your joints.