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626 Possible Causes for Joint Effusion, Leg Pain, Weight Loss

  • Polyarthritis

    loss eventually led to the diagnosis of metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 19-year-old Caucasian woman presented to our hospital with fever, intense leg pain, and a transient rash.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frequent complaints are: Tenderness Arthralgia Joint swelling Joint effusion Joint deformity Stiffness Reduced motion range Crepitation Affected joints may be in close proximity[symptoma.com]

  • Arthritis

    Even small amounts of weight loss -- 10 pounds or so -- can cut the risk of knee osteoarthritis, particularly among women, so efforts to treat and prevent obesity could help[web.archive.org] See Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean? Because the pain runs down the leg people, even doctors sometimes, confuse it with nerve root pain.[spine-health.com] Abstract Point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound can provide information about joint effusions and the quality of the effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteoarthritis

    The patient presented with weight loss, headaches, loss of sight, tiredness, cramps, painful joints and trembling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] See Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean? Because the pain runs down the leg people, even doctors sometimes, confuse it with nerve root pain.[spine-health.com] A joint effusion is the presence of increased intra-articular fluid. [1] It may affect any joint. Commonly it involves the knee.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Torn Meniscus

    Additional treatments can include physical therapy, some medications, weight-loss to relieve pressure and sometimes surgery if severe buckling or locking is occurring.[wrvo.org] At the same time, they rotate the lower leg. Any reproduction of symptoms, pain or clicking is a positive response, suggesting a torn meniscus.[sportsinjuryclinic.net] On examination, there may be joint effusion, joint line tenderness, and the joint is held in a flexed position. 1 in late presentations, there may be significant quadriceps[racgp.org.au]

  • Septic Arthritis

    loss.[worldcat.org] Pain may move from one joint to another before a joint becomes swollen and tender. Tendons may become inflamed.[merckmanuals.com] Radiograph x-rays may be normal in the very early stage of the disease joint effusion may be seen juxta-articular osteoporosis due to hyperemia narrowing of the joint space[radiopaedia.org]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    loss (weighted mean difference -3.23, 95% CI -4.79 to -1.67 kg) in the diet groups compared to the control groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 60-year-old Japanese woman with severe osteoporosis presented with a history of right buttock pain and right lateral lower leg pain in an L5 distribution.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] space, compared with osteoarthritis (OA) where there is a tendency for superior loss of joint space acetabular protrusio Knee joint effusion typically involves the lateral[radiopaedia.org]

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Low-grade fever, weight loss, and anemia may occur, as well as growth problems in severe cases.[arthritis.about.com] New Advancements Speed Recovery and Enable Healthier Lives for JA patients Parker, an athletic eight-year-old, was troubled by a persistent pain in his legs.[goboldly.com] MRI MRI shows synovial hypertrophy, joint effusions as well as osseous and cartilaginous erosions.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Osteosarcoma

    Systemic symptoms, such as fever and weight loss, occur rarely in the absence of very advanced disease.[curesarcoma.org] Other symptoms may include any of the following: Bone fracture (may occur after a routine movement) Limitation of motion Limping (if the tumor is in the leg) Pain when lifting[nlm.nih.gov] The presence of a joint effusion alone has a low positive predictive value for intra-articular tumor.[emedicine.com]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Fever, weight loss, malaise Sore throat, cough, dyspnoea No symptoms Rib cartilage n.d. 20.0 130 Steroid 12 Yokoyama [ 20 ] et al. 60/M Initial Fever, weight loss, malaise[doi.org] Nausea Abdominal upset and/or pain Loss of appetite Anorexia Backache Hypotonia (floppy baby syndrome) Leg pain Nocturnal pain in back and legs Swollen and/or painful knee[sites.google.com] A 39-year-old man presented to the hospital in April 2011 with a 2-month history of tonsillitis, night sweats, fatigue, weight loss, shortness of breath on exertion and a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On post biopsy Day 6, the patient experienced right leg pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with tenderness, swelling or joint effusions; can occur in 80% of cases 1 pleuritis and/or pericarditis: present in 35% (range 17-50%) of cases 1 proteinuria: 0.5 grams/day[radiopaedia.org]

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