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Kashin-Beck Disease Summary

Description: Disabling osteochondrodysplasia with OSTEOSCLEROSIS, cone-shaped METAPHYSIS, and shortening of the DIAPHYSIS. It is endemic in parts of Siberia and northern China. Mineral deficiencies (e.g., selenium, iodine), fungal cereal contamination, and water contamination may be contributing factors in its etiology.

Also Known As: Disease, Kashin-Beck; Kashin Beck Disease

Networked: 117 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 30 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Kashin-Beck Disease

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Selenium : 1 outcome 10 studies in 47 results : IBA
  2. Iodine : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results : IBA
  3. meloxicam (Mobic) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 24 Generic
  4. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 409 Generic
  5. celecoxib (Celebrex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  6. T-2 Toxin (T 2 Toxin) : 4 studies in 15 results : IBA
  7. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  8. Selenoproteins (Selenoprotein) : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  9. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan) : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  10. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Kashin-Beck Disease

  1. Osteoarthritis
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Osteochondrodysplasias (Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia)
  4. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  5. Necrosis
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Key Therapies for Kashin-Beck Disease

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Arthroplasty : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Parenteral Nutrition : 1 result
  4. Osteotomy : 1 result
  5. Arthrodesis : 1 result

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