A 72 year old man prsents with a swollen, hot and painful knee. You aspirate the effusion and find the following:
Description: turbid yellow
Leucocytes: 14300 /uL
RBC: 3100 /uL
No bacteria seen
Crystals: Ca pyrophosphate dihydrate
- What is our diffrential diagnosis prior to the results?
- What is the diagnosis?
- What is the utility of leucocytes in synovial fluid?
- Compare the features of Gout and pseudogout