Haemophilic ankle arthropathy

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


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

Patient Data

Age: 28
Gender: Male

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

Case Discussion

Haemophilic arthropathy is a consequence of chronic hemarthrosis in patients with hemophilia. 

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
Published: 26th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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