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Knee aspiration and injection.

Authors
  • Roberts, W O
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Physician and sportsmedicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
26
Issue
1
Pages
93–94
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3810/psm.1998.01.1588
PMID: 20086764
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Injection and aspiration of a knee joint is a useful procedure for the office, especially in a practice involving many physically active patients. Common reasons for aspirating or injecting a knee include local anesthesia, diagnosis of an unexplained effusion, evacuation of a painful effusion, and injection of a corticosteroid.

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