Thorn synovitis: CT diagnosis

B. Klein, John P McGahan

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A case of monoarticular arthritis due to a retained thorn about the left knee is presented. In this case CT was helpful to localize precisely the thorn within the joint whereas other modalities such as plain films, gallium scan and 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate bone scan were negative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1135-1136
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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