From the case: Knee joint effusion

X-ray
Lateral
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “Note the absence of a fluid fluid level, which would indicate a lipohemarthrosis, and suggest a cortical breach. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Joint effusion - “ A joint effusion is defined as an increased amount of fluid within the synovial compartment of a joint. There is normally only a small amount of ...”
  • Lipohemarthrosis - “ Lipohemarthrosis results from an intra-articular fracture with escape of fat and blood from the bone marrow into the joint, and is most frequently...”

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