Disease Information for Clutton joints/knees

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Unilateral leg swelling
Gait disturbance/abnormality
Bilateral knee effusions
Bilateral knee pains
Charcot joint signs
Grating crepitus/knee joint
Joint effusion
Joint mouse/Osteochondral bodies
Joint Swelling
Knee effusion, large, unilateral
Knee effusion/Fluid on knee
Knee manifestation/involvement/secondary
Knee Pain
Knee Swelling
Large Synovial Effusion
Limp
Limping gait/orthopedic/antalgic
Palpable doughy thickened synovium/sign
Popliteal mass/swelling
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Bilateral Painless Knee Effusions Adolescent
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Syphilis
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
FTA-ABS/Treponema pallidum (Lab)
FTA-Antibody (IgM) (Lab)
Serologic syphilis test/STS/VDRL/Hinton (Lab)
SYNOVIAL Lymphocytes
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Arthroscopy/Knee abnormality
Athrocentesis/Joint tap/Abnormality
CT Scan
MRI/Knee abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Joint abnormal
X-RAY With contrast
Arthrogram/Knee abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Baker's cyst rupture
Pseudogout (CPPD) arthritis
Tuberculous hydrarthrosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthropathy, neurogenic (Clutton's Joint)
Clutton joints/knees
Congenital syphilis
Hemarthrosis
Knee arthritis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Spirochete/Borrelia/Treponema (category)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Knee disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Definition

clutton's joints: a painless joint effusion in child, usually in the knee caused by inflammation of the synovial membrane due to congenital syphilis. usually bilateral and may be in ankles and elbows as well.

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