A 35-year-old female asked:
Injured knee 1wk ago possible meniscus tear&bakers cyst.woke up with one swollen stiff painful knuckle on hand, petechia on foot, & burning chest. ER?
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Dr. John Goldman answered
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Arthritis ?: It may be part of a larger arthritis syndrome. You need to see your physician. Your evaluation will include lab, imaging along with a history and physical. Inflammation is occuring and it may be causing the arthritis and the the blood vessels - getting the petechiae.
Answered on May 19, 2015
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