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August 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Thumb arthritis can happen over time

We’ve all heard of arthritis in the knees and even the hips. But many people may not know the thumb is prone to the joint disease as well. Neil Zimmerman, hand surgeon at the Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, said the most common type of thumb arthritis happens gradually over time.

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