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Foreign-body synovitis mimicking septic arthritis of the knee.

Authors
  • Kandel, L1
  • Friedman, A
  • Chaimski, G
  • Howard, C
  • Mann, G
  • Lowe, J
  • 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association
Publication Date
2001
Volume
17
Issue
9
Pages
993–996
Identifiers
PMID: 11694934
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Three cases are presented of recurrent synovitis of the knee in children caused by the presence of foreign material. There was no clear history of trauma. Arthroscopy is a useful method providing early diagnosis and simultaneous treatment of this condition.

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