periarticular abscess

per·i·ar·tic·u·lar ab·scess

an abscess surrounding a joint, but not necessarily involving it.

per·i·ar·tic·u·lar ab·scess

(per'ē-ahr-tik'yū-lăr ab'ses)
An abscess surrounding a joint, but not necessarily involving it.
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1,2) Clinical presentation can be indolent with multiple joint involvement with fever, weight loss, and, eventual periarticular abscess formation.