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Sonographic and CT findings in lipohemarthrosis

Location: http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/full/188/4/W389

A 25-year-old man presented to the emergency department because of pain and swelling of the left knee after a motorcycle accident that had occurred 2 days earlier. He had no previous significant clinical or surgical history. Clinical examination suggested the presence of joint effusion in the suprapatellar pouch, with severe...
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Traumatic haemarthrosis causing femoral head subluxation

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/72-B/4/554

We report seven children in whom traumatic haemarthrosis of the hip had produced lateral subluxation of the femoral head, which is different from the apparent displacement seen in Perthes' disease. In all seven cases, aspiration of the haemarthrosis allowed reduction of the femoral head, and follow-up for a mean of...
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Traumatic Hemarthrosis of the Knee Secondary to Hemophilia A in a Collegiate Soccer Player

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC164362/

Hemophilia is a hereditary blood disease characterized by impaired coagulability of the blood. Hemophilia A is the most common of the severe, inherited bleeding disorders. This type, also called classic hemophilia, is due to a deficiency of clotting factor VIII. The athlete with hemophilia A reported pain and loss of...
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Unsuspected haemophilia in children with a single swollen joint

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1128886/

A clotting screen should always be performed in a child with a swollen joint, even if there is a history of minor trauma, to exclude underlying bleeding disorders. A prompt diagnosis of haemophilia will allow early arrest of bleeding by appropriate treatment, which will in turn minimise complications and reduce...
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