What is Arthrocentesis?

Category: Procedures


An arthrocentesis is a procedure done to collect a sample of fluid from the joint area, inject medication or remove fluid from the area. 

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Arthrocentesis

Side effect Patients
Joint stiffness 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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