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155 Possible Causes for Bilateral Knee Effusion, Elbow Dimples

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    In patients with insidious onset or without treatment, skin changes can evolve from edema to induration and peau d' orange dimpling.[] At this stage, patients may also present with contracture of the tendons of the wrists, elbows, knees and ankles, and the Achilles tendon.[]

  • Arthritis

    After point-of-care ultrasound demonstrated bilateral knee effusions with complex, heterogeneous material, subsequent workup revealed a diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis[] Abstract Point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound can provide information about joint effusions and the quality of the effusion.[] This case report describes the findings of a previously healthy pediatric patient with acute onset of knee swelling and abnormal gait.[]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects mostly the weight-bearing joints in the knees and hips. As the affected joint degenerates pain and restriction of movement often occur. Inflammation can also occur sometimes resulting in edema of the joint with OA. Treatment focuses on decreasing pain[…][]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Pseudogout

    Two weeks prior to this surgery, she had sudden bilateral knee swelling was diagnosed in her home country of bilateral knee osteoarthritis with effusion and arthrocentesis[] Bilateral wrist x-rays showed triangular fibrocartilage complex chondrocalcinosis.[]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Knee Sprain

    A knee sprain occurs when the ligament(s) of the knee sustains damage. Sprains result from sports and recreational activities, direct knee contact, or falls. Knee trauma is particularly common in young athletes. The patient history for a knee sprain, especially that of an ACL tear, is positive for a popping[…][]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The revised criteria for the classification of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were formulated from a computerized analysis of 262 contemporary, consecutively studied patients with RA and 262 control subjects with rheumatic diseases other than RA (non-RA). The new criteria are as follows: 1) morning stiffness in and[…][]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Chronic arthritis, a complex condition, is the leading cause of autoimmune disease in children, affecting about 1 in 1000 worldwide. 1 Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) collectively describes the group of arthritides of unknown causes that last more than 6 weeks in children younger than 16 years. Consisting of several[…][]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Reiter's Syndrome

    When he was seen 3 weeks later, the patient had a 3-lb weight loss, bilateral conjunctivitis, neck stiffness, and effusions of both knees and one ankle.[]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Septic Arthritis

    Prompt diagnosis and treatment of infectious arthritis can help prevent significant morbidity and mortality. The acute onset of monoarticular joint pain, erythema, heat, and immobility should raise suspicion of sepsis. Constitutional symptoms such as fever, chills, and rigors are poorly sensitive for septic arthritis. In[…][]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples
  • Chondromalacia Patellae

    Abstract Two distinct lesions affect the articular cartilage of the patella. Surface degeneration occurs particularly on the odd facet; it is age dependent, often present in youth and it becomes more frequent with increasing age. It probably does not occasion patello-femoral pain in youth, but may predispose to[…][]

    Missing: Elbow Dimples

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