Chapter 18. Flexion Contractures of the Knee in Haemophilia

  1. E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan MD, PhD
  1. M. Silva and
  2. J.V. Luck Jr

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch18

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

How to Cite

Silva, M. and Luck, J.V. (2003) Flexion Contractures of the Knee in Haemophilia, in The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives (ed E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Service of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Haemophilia Centre, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112307

Online ISBN: 9780470986929

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Keywords:

  • flexion contractures of the knee;
  • haemophilia;
  • pathophysiology;
  • physiotherapy;
  • phagocytosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology

  • Management of the established knee contracture

  • Conclusions