Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Valerio-Morales IA, Espinosa-Morales R, Sánchez-González A, Cedeño-Garcidueñas AL, Pichardo-Bahena R, Lezama-Peniche M
Pseudoseptic arthritis with foreign body synovitis in a patient with gout
Acta Ortop Mex 2015; 29 (2)

Language: Español
References: 20
Page: 123-126
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Monoarthritis is a diagnostic challenge for the clinician, as the list of associated conditions is quite long. It is accepted that in patients with a diagnosis of inflammatory joint disease monoarthritis represents exacerbation of the underlying disease. However, ignoring the systematized approach to monoarthritides may lead to omissions and mistaken diagnostic implications. This report describes the approach to a case of pseudoseptic arthritis that mimicked an acute episode of recurrent arthritis due to monosodium urate in a patient with retention of an intraarticular foreign body.

Key words: monoarthritis, synovitis, gout, pseudoseptic arthritis.


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