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Intra articular Injection of Rifampin in Iranian Children with Haemophilic Arthropathy
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Background:Chronic synovitis is one of the most important complications in haemophilic patients. Rifampin is an
antibiotic which its intra-articular injecion leads to destruction of the synovial membrane of haemophilic patients
medically.
Materials and Methods: Between September 2003 and November 2005, we administered intra-articular rifampin
in ١۶ haemophilic joints of ٨ haemophilic patients.
Results:Median age of our patients was 14.5 year-old. There were 11 knee joints and 5 elbow joints. Atier treatment
we observed significant improvement in treated joints.
Conclusion:This study reveals that intra-articular injection of rifampin may improve arthropathy in haemophilic
patients.

Keywords: Hemophilia, Synovitis, Rifampin.
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: Research | Subject: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Received: 2011/10/31
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Intra articular Injection of Rifampin in Iranian Children with Haemophilic Arthropathy. IJBC. 2010; 2 (3) :123-127
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