[Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination of the knee in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical and ultrasonographic study of joint effusion and BakerÕs cyst].

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INTRODUCTION In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), knee pain can be inflammatory, mechanical or extraarticular. The physical examination (PE) doesn't always detect the presence of knee joint effusion or Baker's cyst (BC) in the knees of these patients. OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic accuracy of PE in the diagnosis of effusion and BC in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1699-258X(07)73675-6

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@article{ChvezLpez2007DiagnosticAO, title={[Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination of the knee in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical and ultrasonographic study of joint effusion and Baker{\~O}s cyst].}, author={Mario Alfredo Ch{\'a}vez-L{\'o}pez and Esperanza Naredo and Juan Carlos Acebes-Cachafeiro and Eug{\'e}nio de Miguel and F{\'e}lix Cabero and Olga S{\'a}nchez-Pernaute and Mercedes Jim{\'e}nez-Palop and Francisco Javier Aceves-{\'A}vila}, journal={Reumatologia clinica}, year={2007}, volume={3 3}, pages={98-100} }