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377 Possible Causes for Fever, Knee Effusion

  • Pseudogout

    The purpose of the current study was to investigate the relationship between symptomatic knee effusion and postoperative knee pain and to clarify the reason of the effusion[] The patient exhibited severe neck pains, headache, high fever and a pain in his knee joints together with symptoms of the central nervous system.[] She had a moderately high fever (37.5 C), and her neck pain was so severe that she could not move her neck in any direction.[]

  • Gonococcal Arthritis

    Acute Reiter syndrome could be differentiated by characteristic mucucutaneous lesions, arthritis/tenosynovitis confined to lower extremities, massive recurrent knee effusions[] […] observation and fever became the accepted form of therapy.[] The joint exam is largely normal, with complete resolution of the knee effusion.[]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    ‘Immunologic diseases such as Reiter's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever can also cause knee effusion.’[] A 32-year-old Japanese man developed polyarthritis with mild fever and conjunctivitis.[] Very large knee effusions, in excess of 100 mL, are not unusual.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] joint effusion typically involves the lateral or non-weight bearing portion of the joint loss of joint space involving all three compartments lack of subchondral sclerosis[] Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most common hereditary auto-inflammatory (periodic fever) syndrome, and usually successfully treated with colchicine.[] The symptoms improved temporarily, but five months later, the fever, skin rash, jaundice, and thrombocytopenia relapsed.[]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever does not present with specific signs and symptoms. There is sudden onset of fever, joint pain, malaise and loss of appetite.[] Rheumatic fever Synonyms Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria (Pappenheim's stain) the trigger for rheumatic fever.[] Acute rheumatic fever is caused by an autoimmune response to throat infection with Streptococcus pyogenes.[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    On physical exam the patient had a temperature of 100.6F, synovitis and effusions in both knees L R; right ankle and fifth DIP showed periarticular involvement (Figure 1 )[] This dogma is based on an accumulated body of epidemiologic evidence relating to both primary and recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever.[] Scarlet Fever Scarlet fever – or scarlatina – is a bacterial infection caused by group A Streptococcus or "group A strep."[]

  • Bacterial Arthritis

    Late disease - is mainly involving joints, most commonly a single knee with intermittent, relatively painless large effusions lasting days or even weeks .[] We conclude, that the absence of fever, rigors, blood leucocytosis and positive blood cultures does not rule out the possibility of bacterial arthritis.[] HIP JOINT KNEE JOINT High Probability Septic Arthritis Fever 38 Pain with micromotion Refusal to bear weight Labs, X-rays, US, Analgesia Ortho Consult 1 hr US - Effusion Effusion[]

  • Lyme Disease

    Spontaneous knee effusion, also known as "water on the knee," can be a primary symptom of Lyme disease, even when patients do not exhibit a "bull's eye" rash, another common[] Borrelia hermsii, a causative agent of tick-borne relapsing fever, possesses a putative c-di-GMP regulatory network that is uncharacterized.[] We present a 49-year-old man with subacute onset of fever, weakness, shortness of breath, unilateral lower extremity oedema and pancytopenia who was found to have positive[]

  • Salmonella Infection

    The patient presented typically with an effused knee and raised inflammatory markers. Tissue samples demonstrated Salmonella choleraesuis as the infective organism.[] The symptoms of salmonella enteritis are abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, nausea, and vomiting.[] In both the cases, 2 different serotypes of Salmonella were causing bacteraemia leading to fever.[]

  • Scurvy

    Three cases of scurvy are being reported presenting uniquely as purpura, right hip joint effusion and right knee joint effusion with haemorrhage in prepatellar and retropatellar[] Scarlet Fever It sounds like an illness from the “olden days,” but scarlet fever is still around. The infection comes from the group A Streptococcus or "group A strep."[] The authors report the case of a 50-year-old alcoholic man with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, who presented to the emergency department with fever and exuberant ecchymoses[]

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