Any patient who presents with an acute monoarthritis
needs the joint aspirated to exclude sepsis and has to be assessed for crystals.
The fact that TB septic monoarthritis
, in which Mycobacterium tuberculosis can be isolated from the joint, may complicate TB infection is widely known.
Knees and ankles are most commonly affected, and at presentation 50% of patients have a monoarthritis
Study Design and Context: A prospective diagnostic study in which patients with signs and symptoms of monoarthritis
were seen by Dutch family physicians.
Protective effect of latex of Calotropis procera in Freund's Complete Adjuvant induced monoarthritis
The most common presenting feature in patients with musculoskeletal complaints who were diagnosed to have an underlying malignancy was monoarthritis
, involving the larger joints such as the elbows, knees or ankles.
At baseline, 130 patients had monoarthritis
, 96 had oligoarthritis, and 54 had polyarthritis.
In contrast, rats with nociceptive pain, adjuvant induced monoarthritis
, consumed significantly more fentanyl than control rats.
Major criteria included peritonitis, unilateral pleurisy or pericarditis, monoarthritis
(knee, hip, ankle), or fever alone.
42 mmol/L triglycerides, which is in accordance with previous case reports of monoarthritis
with Maltese-cross-appearing spherules in SF (1, 2).
Articular attacks usually present as monoarthritis
, affecting most frequently the large joints of the lower extremities, such as the hip or knee.
Arthritis was observed in 24 of the patients, with 15 having monoarthritis
and nine having oligoarthritis.