Psoriatic arthritis of the knee

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

A patient with known psoriasis and a history of recurrent asymmetric oligo-arthritis presented with swelling and pain of the right knee.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
MRI

Effusion and synovial thickening without relevant signs of internal derangement (only moderate degeneration of the posterior horn of the inner meniscus).

Case Discussion

There are no specific signs as to the aetiology of the synovial inflammation. Diagnosis must rely on the history of the patient.

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Case information

rID: 15158
Case created: 27th Sep 2011
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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