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Suppurative arthritis

suppurative arthritis

acute inflammation of synovial membranes, with purulent effusion into a joint, due to bacterial infection; the usual route of infection is hemic to the synovial tissue, causing destruction of the articular cartilage, and may become chronic, with sinus formation, osteomyelitis, deformity, and disability.

Synonym: purulent synovitis, pyarthrosis, pyogenic arthritis, suppurative synovitis.


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