Haemophilic ankle arthropathy

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

28 male with ongoing ankle pain. Background history of haemophilia.

Patient Data

Age: 28
Gender: Male
X-ray

Extensive degenerative changes including joint space narrowing and osteophytosis involving the ankle and talocalcaneal joints. 

Case Discussion

Haemophilic arthropathy is a consequence of chronic haemarthrosis in patients with haemophilia. 

It may involve one or more joints. 

In this case radiographic features of haemophilic arthropathy are demonstrated, 

Differential diagnosis in young patients include Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

 

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Case information

rID: 52945
Case created: 26th Apr 2017
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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