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Joint effusion in children with an irritable hip - US diagnosis and aspiration
Clinical evaluation, radiographs, and sonograms together determined the need for US-guided aspiration. US-guided aspiration allowed selection of only those with septic arthritis for operative drainage and shortened that procedure. Negative sonograms allow exclusion of septic arthritis but not osteomyelitis.
Joint effusion in children with an irritable hip: US diagnosis and aspiration.
Zawin JK, Hoffer FA, Rand FF, Teele RL.
Radiology. 1993 May;187(2):459-63.
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Added: Fri Oct 16 2009