a hard mass (concretion) within a joint.
A loose body in a joint.
[arthro- + G. lithos, stone]
arthrolith/ar·thro·lith/ (ahr´thro-lith) calculous deposit within a joint.
arthrolithA circumscribed calculus with a joint.
a calculous deposit within a joint.
Patient discussion about arthrolith
Q. What is the treatment for "hip joint mice"? Thanks!
A. if you are young- it goes away by itself after 6-8 painful weeks...if you are older you might need a surgery to remove the particles. it the hip bone it can be complicated, so it's really up to your Dr. to decide what to do here.More discussions about arthrolith