Haemophilic arthropathy - knee

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad


A known case of haemophilia with acute swelling of the left knee

Patient Data

Age: 14
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Periarticular osteoporosis and epiphyseal enlargement are seen at left knee radiograph with widened intercondylar notch. There is also evidence of joint effusion in favour of hemarthrosis. 

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with haemophilic arthropathy of the left knee.
( Stage II  -  Arnold-Hilgartner classification ).

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Case Information

rID: 21064
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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