Acute monoarticular arthritis caused by Maltese cross-like crystals

Dylewski, Joe; Awan, Zuhier; Roy, Indrojit
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p741
Academic Journal
Presents the case of a 44-year-old woman with acute monoarticular arthritis. Medical examinations done to the patient; Most common causes for acute monoarticular arthritis; Information on how the lipid spherules can be formed.


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