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Have right knee swelling problem, minimal synovial thickening. What is the long term effect of pin hole treatment ?

Dear sir, I have right knee swelling problem , it often comes and goes (four times) when ever it comes I feel feverish.with MRI it found that there is minimal synovial thickening. One time the fluid also got extracted by doctor. My ESR and C Reactive protein found to be high. My doctors advised me to do the pin hole treatment to do biopsy of the tissue . Is it advisable what is the long term effect of pin hole treatment ?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Pin hole surgery is safe for long term .There are no adverse effect until unless it is done recklessly.

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Answered: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
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