Hemarthrosis


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.

hemarthrosis

[‚hē·mär′thrō·səs]
(medicine)
Passage of blood into a joint.

Hemarthrosis

 

hemorrhage into a joint. Trauma is the most frequent cause of hemarthrosis. Hemarthrosis can be identified most clearly in the talocrural, anconal, and radiocarpal joints, and especially the knee joints. As a result of hemarthrosis the joint, after one or two hours, becomes swollen and painful, and movements in it are sharply limited; fluctuation can be felt upon palpation. Treatment for hemarthrosis includes rest, aspiration of the blood and application of an elastic bandage or removable plaster cast.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Arthroscopic examination was recommended for her because of recurrent hemarthrosis following TKA.
His medical history was unremarkable and only some anti-inflammatory drugs were taken sporadically for the knee pain after hemarthrosis occurred.
Complaints at presentation by age groups in our patients Complaint 1-3 4-10 11-18 years years years n (%) n (%) n (%) Hemarthrosis 8(9.
The patients with severe form, experience spontaneous bleeding and hemorrhage after minor trauma about 1-6 times in a month, including hemarthrosis and intramuscular hemorrhage.
The patient applies to the clinic with the problem of hemarthrosis after the trauma in the knee.
Significant or positive bleeding history includes episodes of hemarthrosis, GI bleeding, and CNS hemorrhage.
Occasional hemosiderin-laden macrophages consistent with hemarthrosis were present.
When performed properly, complications of arthrocentesis to dogs are rare, but can include hemarthrosis, localized trauma, pain, and iatrogenic infection.
According to the doctors at the Mountain Olympic Village Trelevsky suffers from Stieda's fracture, tear of lateral meniscus, hemarthrosis of a right knee-joint," Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of Kyrgyzstan Kanat Amankulov reported.
3% were asymptomatic, where grade-1 bleeding is bleeding that occurred after trauma or drug ingestion (antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy), grade 2 is spontaneous minor bleeding (bruising, ecchymosis, minor wounds, oral cavity bleeding, epistaxis, and menorrhagia), and grade 3 includes spontaneous major bleeding (intramuscular hematomas requiring hospitalization, hemarthrosis, and central nervous system, gastrointestinal, and umbilical cord bleeding).
One is the widely accepted neurotrauma theory in which progressive destruction, hemarthrosis, synovial thickening, and secondary ligament laxity develop after recurrent traumas in the joints where normal pain perception and proprioception are impaired.
The patient had a history of easy bruising, repeated gum bleeding, but not hemarthrosis.