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Part II. Procedures by Organ System >
Section 9. Musculoskeletal System >
Chapter 54. ArthrocentesisBradley Dunlap, MD, John F. Sarwark, MD
Topics Discussed: arthrocentesis; aspiration of ankle joint; aspiration of knee joint; knee joint; knee region; musculoskeletal system; synovial fluid; synovial fluid examination.
Skin or soft tissue infection (eg, cellulitis,
septic bursitis) because there is an increased risk of causing a
Corticosteroid injection into a known or suspected septic joint.
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