Case report: subacute synovitis of the knee after a rose thorn injury: unusual clinical picture.


Synovitis secondary to penetrating plant thorn injuries is not frequently reported. Historically, it is considered aseptic and treated with removal of the intraarticular foreign body and affected synovial lining. We report a 57-year-old healthy man who was admitted 2 weeks after being injured by a rose (Rosacea) thorn with subacute and mild synovitis with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-008-0482-2


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