Haemophilic arthropathy: elbow x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Chronic elbow pain. Known history of haemophilia.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Radiographs showing some of the features of haemophilic arthropathy in this patient with haemophilia. There is epiphyseal enlargement of the radial head, loss of joint space and a subtle haemarthrosis indicated by displacement of the posterior fat pad.

Case Discussion

Radiographs showing some of the features of haemophilic arthropathy in this patient with haemophilia. There is epiphyseal enlargement of the radial head, loss of joint space and a subtle haemarthrosis indicated by displacement of the posterior fat pad.

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Case information

rID: 9482
Case created: 23rd Apr 2010
Last edited: 13th Oct 2016
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