Joint mouse

Joint mouse (intraarticular mouse, Hertrampf) - freely located in the cavity of a joint pathological (bone, cartilage or bone and cartilage) education. Often joint mouse is found in the knee and elbow joints. Joint mouse is usually isolated; the form of various sizes from 2 mm up to several centimeters in diameter.
There are joint mouse traumatic - when injected into the joint cavity bone fragment injuries (fractures of the articular surfaces of the bones) and pathological - due to the formation of bone sequestrum (for example, when crossing the osteoarthritis is a disease Koenig).
Clinically, joint mouse appears blockade of joints in the infringement, serous by synovitis (see). Confirmed diagnosed radiographically - detection-free bone bodies in joint cavity. Treatment surgical - removal of pathologic formations.