What is Hemarthrosis?

It is collection of blood in any joint. The etiology may include trauma, bleeding disorder, leukemia etc. Symptoms include pain in the affected joint, swelling, limitation of movements and fever may or may not be associated.

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Apparently, I have a large hemarthrosis after a knee dislocation. I had surgery to remove fragmented bone from the platella. I have also suffered...

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Since knee surgery is a major joint surgery, considerable time must be taken for recovery to take place. It may take 3...

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My dad is 70 years old and when he was walking around the garden yesterday, he got a sudden swelling on his right leg patella. initially...

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Brief Answer:
It could be KNEE EFFUSION.

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A SUDDEN appearance of knee swelling always suggests...

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Hi, I rolled my ankle Playing foot ball 12 weeks ago. My mri says. 1. Probable large hemarthrosis . 2. Mild talisman contusion. 3. Mild...

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Hi you have very interesting questions. The first thing is that after such an injury it is normal to feel this pain and for your ankle to be...

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