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oa Modern Medicine - Joint aspiration and injection in the management of arthritis

Volume 16, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0259-9333

 

Abstract

Several tests can be performed on synovial fluid obtained by joint aspiration; the three that should be performed routinely are the white blood cell count with differential, the crystal examination, and the Gram�s stain and culture. From these tests, inflammatory and noninflammatory arthritis can be differentiated, gout and pseudogout can be definitely diagnosed, and septic arthritis can be confirmed.

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1991-10-01
2017-12-17

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