An Unusual Cause of Late Pain and Effusion After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Pulmonary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

Meeker, James; Lachiewicz, Paul F.
February 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 2, p390
Academic Journal
This article presents a case report involving an older woman with a two-month history of pain and swelling in both of her knees. The article examines the unusual causes of late pain and effusion due to hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy in a patient who had had a bilateral total knee arthroplasty.


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