Articular cartilage canals — a new pathogenetic mechanism in infectious arthritis

@article{Denecke1986ArticularCC,
  title={Articular cartilage canals — a new pathogenetic mechanism in infectious arthritis},
  author={R. Denecke and Gerhard Trautwein},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={1986},
  volume={42},
  pages={999-1001}
}
In experimentally-induced erysipelas polyarthritis, preexisting cartilage canals in articular cartilage play a crucial role during the very onset of the disease. This observation might have some implications for the pathogenesis of other infectious arthritides in young animals or even rheumatoid arthritis in man.