Transient synovitis: is there a need to aspirate hip joint effusions?

@article{Skinner2002TransientSI,
  title={Transient synovitis: is there a need to aspirate hip joint effusions?},
  author={J Skinner and Stephen Glancy and Tom F. Beattie and G. M. A. Hendry},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={15-18}
}
There is debate as to the optimal management of children with hip joint effusions especially regarding the decision to aspirate. The objective of this study was to determine whether there is a need to aspirate hip joint effusions detected on ultrasound in patients with clinical transient synovitis (TS) and to identify the natural history of these effusions. Twenty-five children with proven hip joint effusions were followed up sequentially by clinical and radiological examination until symptom… 
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