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Research & Reviews  101 results

Knee Arthrocentesis in Adults.
Journal of Visualized Experiments : JoVE; Tieng A, Franchin G

Mar 15th, 2022 - Arthrocentesis of the knee is a procedure in which a needle is inserted into the knee joint, and synovial fluid is aspirated. An arthrocentesis can be diagnostic or therapeutic. Synovial fluid may be removed for testing to determine the nature of ...

Aspiration of Olecranon Bursa

Mar 14th, 2022 - Background When a bursa becomes inflamed, it may be categorized as either septic (infective) or aseptic (noninfective). Aseptic bursitis is a sterile inflammation, which may occur secondary to acute trauma, overuse injury, crystal deposition (eg, ...

Wrist Arthrocentesis

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Background Arthrocentesis (joint aspiration) is a basic diagnostic tool in the evaluation and treatment of acute joint pathology. [1, 2, 3] It may be performed not only for diagnosis but also for therapy. Synovial fluid analysis allows distinction...

Wrist Arthrocentesis

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Background Arthrocentesis (joint aspiration) is a basic diagnostic tool in the evaluation and treatment of acute joint pathology.[1, 2, 3] It may be performed not only for diagnosis but also for therapy. Synovial fluid analysis allows distinction ...

Polymyalgia Rheumatica in a Patient with Pseudogout and Dementia.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Aoki N, Miyagami T et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - BACKGROUND The differential diagnosis of generalized pain includes reactivity associated with bacterial and viral infections, autoimmune rheumatic disease, and orthopedic diseases. Obtaining a detailed medical history and establishing an accurate ...

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Guidelines  1 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chronic Extremity Joint Pain-Suspected Inflammatory Arthr...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Jacobson JA et. al.

May 6th, 2017 - Evaluation for suspected inflammatory arthritis as a cause for chronic extremity joint pain often relies on imaging. This review first discusses the characteristic osseous and soft tissue abnormalities seen with inflammatory arthritis and how they...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Zoledronic Acid or Methylprednisolone for Active Charcot's Neuroarthropathy of Foot in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

Jul 16th, 2019 - Charcot's neuroarthropathy has been identified since 1883, yet we have much to learn about the pathophysiology and evidence based treatment options. Active CNO is characterised by repetitive trauma leading to inflammation in an insensate foot. Thi...

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News  19 results

Fast Five Quiz: Rheumatoid Arthritis Workup

Jun 10th, 2020 - In this case scenario, based on the patient's history and laboratory findings, it would be appropriate to include arthrocentesis and synovial fluid analysis in the initial workup for RA to rule out gout, pseudogout, and septic arthritis. As with R...

Incidentally Discovered Ochronosis Explaining Decades of Chronic Pain
Aaron Reyes, MD, Leila Hashemi, MD

Jan 7th, 2020 - Alkaptonuria is a rare autosomal recessive disorder uniquely known for causing black, or darkened, urine when left standing due to the renal excretion of excess homogentisic acid (HGA). When this disorder goes undiagnosed, as demonstrated in this.

Fast Five Quiz: Gout and Pseudogout

Dec 4th, 2019 - Answer 1/5 Which of the following medications is most commonly recognized as a trigger for gout flares? Your peers chose: Metformin 0% Ibuprofen 0% Prednisone 0% Hydrochlorothiazide 0% Individual gout flares are often triggered by acute increases ...

Fast Five Quiz: Gout and Pseudogout

Dec 4th, 2019 - Gout is one of the oldest diseases in the medical literature, known since the time of the ancient Greeks. Pseudogout may be clinically indistinguishable from gout. If untreated, these disorders can lead to joint destruction and renal damage. World...

Fast Five Quiz: Gout and Pseudogout

Dec 4th, 2019 - Gout has an increased prevalence in some populations but is rare in others. For example, the frequency of gout is higher in populations such as the Chamorros and Maori and in the Blackfoot and Pima tribes. Many Maori and other Polynesian women hav...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →