VOLUME 35 - NUMBER 9-10 - 2014

The ‘Chalky Culprit’ of acute locked knee

  • Hussin P., Mawardi M., Nizlam N.M.
  • Clinical practice, 239-240
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  • Acute locked knee is commonly caused by tears of the menisci in the knee, osteochondral injuries and also by the stump of a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament. We present two cases of acute locked knee atypically caused by gouty tophaceous lesions in the knee.

  • KEY WORDS: Acute locked knee - Gout - Arthropathy - Knee.