Meta-echinococcal arthrosynovitis: a clinical, anatomical and pathological entity not previously recognised.


The authors describe a case of echinococcosis of the tibia which occurred twice in seven years, the first time with signs of active involvement of the knee joint. Certain special aspects of articular echinococcosis, not up to now reported in the literature, are dealt with. The conclusion reached is that in an articular site the parasite can give rise either… (More)