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oseoarthris/ cervical degenerative disc diasese

what is the differnce between  osteoarthris (in neck) and cervical degenertive disc diasese?
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1711789 tn?1361311607
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Hi there!

Arthritis refers to inflammation of a joint and osteoarthritis refers to degenerative arthritis; while degenerative disc disease refers to degeneration of the intervertebral discs and may be characterized by dehydration, displacement etc.; with or without inflammation.
Hope this information is helpful.

Take care!
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