infectious arthritis

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infectious arthritis

[in′fek·shəs är′thrīd·əs]
(medicine)
An inflammatory joint disease caused by microbial invasion of the articular tissue.
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If treatment is started early, the symptoms of septic arthritis should begin to subside within a few days, and eventually inflammation may disappear.
High prevalence of Kingella kingae in joint fluid from children with septic arthritis revealed by the BACTEC blood culture system.
kingae can occasionally cause septic arthritis in adults, particularly those with underlying immunocompromise.
Characteristics and outcome of septic arthritis in children.
fragilis; therefore the patient was diagnosed with septic arthritis as well.
Acute osteomyelitis and septic arthritis in the neonate, risk factors and outcome.
If bacteria get into a person's blood stream, usually through a deep wound, they can spread throughout the body and cause wound infections, abscesses, pneumonia (lung infection), septicemia (blood poisoning), osteomyelitis (bone infection), septic arthritis (joint infection), heart valve infections, urinary tract infections, etc.
Hib is a major worldwide cause of childhood meningitis, pneumonia, epiglottitis, septicaemia, cellulitis, osteomyelitis and septic arthritis.
Kewell scored 11 goals in his first season but, since Benitez assumed charge at Anfield in 2004, has been dogged by a catalogue of injuries ranging from serious groin, knee, thigh and ankle problems to septic arthritis in his foot.
Mary Muir and Shaun Askew, who works for Orange, were told at first it was suspected septic arthritis, nothing to worry about.