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From: Expression profile analysis of mycotoxin-related genes in cartilage with endemic osteochondropathy kashin-beck disease

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Characteristics of Kashin-Beck disease (KBD). A, Representative KBD patients with grade III KBD(left female patient aged 43 years, middle male patient aged 49 years, right male patient aged 46 years); B&C, Images of hands(B) and knees (C) from representative patients with grade III KBD; D&E radiographic images of left hand(D) and right knee(E) of representative patient exhibiting shortened phalanges, enlarged bone ends of phalanges and narrowed joint space; F&G, hematoxylin and eosin staining of adult articular cartilage from a healthy subject (F) and KBD patients (original magnification × 100).

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