Haemophilic arthropathy is caused by recurrent bleeding into joint. The first bleeding episodes usually occurs in knee and ankles between 1 and 3 years old. In the pediatric patients with haemophilia, it is important to detect the joint damage as soon as possible because appropriate prophylaxis is provided. Ultrasonography is increasingly used for joint assessment recently. The purpose of this study is to present clinical importance of joint evaluation by the ultrasonography in the pediatric patients with haemophilia.
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