Foreign-body synovitis mimicking septic arthritis of the knee

Leonid Kandel, Adi Friedman, Gershon Chaimski, Charles Howard, Gideon Mann, Joseph Lowe*

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Three cases are presented of recurrent synovitis of the knee in children caused by the presence of foreign material. There was no clear history of trauma. Arthroscopy is a useful method providing early diagnosis and simultaneous treatment of this condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)993-996
Number of pages4
JournalArthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Arthroscopy
  • Foreign body
  • Recurrent synovitis


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