A patient with a diagnosis of breast cancer went to the hospital referring a strong pain in her right knee, that increases when walking. She started with fever and chills.
The next image shows the clinical picture
It was clear that there was an inflammation in the right knee. MNR is an excellent tool to show the anatomy and the extension of the infection, reaching the tibia and femur.
To get a sample of intra-articular fluid is basic to identify the microorganism after a culture.
But, the clinical information is key for a diagnosis
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