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The use of digital photographs for the diagnosis of hand osteoarthritis: the AGES-Reykjavik study

  • Helgi Jonsson1Email author,
  • Gudrun P Helgadottir2,
  • Thor Aspelund3,
  • Johanna E Sverrisdottir4,
  • Gudny Eiriksdottir4,
  • Sigurdur Sigurdsson4,
  • Gudmundur J Eliasson5,
  • Asbjorn Jonsson1,
  • Thorvaldur Ingvarsson6,
  • Tamara B Harris7,
  • Lenore Launer7 and
  • Vilmundur Gudnason3
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201213:20

Received: 14 October 2011

Accepted: 16 February 2012

Published: 16 February 2012

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Original Submission
14 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carlo Perricone
28 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Helgi Jonsson
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Feb 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Feb 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-13-20

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Authors’ Affiliations

Landspitalinn University Hospital, University of Iceland
University of Iceland
Icelandic Heart Association, University of Iceland
Icelandic Heart Association
Roentgen Domus Medica
Akureyri Central Hospital
National Institute on Aging