Rice body bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


A floor tiler complained of a swollen and painful right knee cap.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

Rice bodies have been first described in tuberculous arthritis but may be found in rheumatoid and mechanical chronic synovitis as well.

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Case information

rID: 14049
Published: 19th Jun 2011
Last edited: 12th Oct 2015
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