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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The severity of the disease ranges from septic arthritis of a single joint 14 to the full spectrum of symptoms seen in our patient.
The patient was diagnosed with acute left knee septic arthritis.
Development of a broadrange 16S rDNA real-time PCR for the diagno sis of septic arthritis in children.
Castagna, "Destructive septic arthritis of shoulder in adults, " Musculoskeletal Surgery, vol.
Wang and Wong suggest that septic arthritis caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis detected in synovial fluid without bacteremia is a separate entity with distinct clinical features in which fever and rash are uncommon [21].
of patients 1 Septic Arthritis 2 2 Chronic nonspecific synovitis 9 3 Tubercular synovitis 8 4 Rheumatoid arthritis 6 5 Gout 1 6 Osteoarthritis 1 7 Synovial Osteochondroma 1 8 GCT Tendon Sheath 1 9 Synovial sarcoma 1 TOTAL 30 Sl.
The risk of developing septic arthritis is increased in people who have rheumatoid arthritis, who have been fitted with an artificial joint.
Here, we report a case of septic arthritis caused by S.
The objective of the present study was to epidemiologically characterize the patients with a diagnosis of septic arthritis seen at Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), between 2006 and 2011.
As far as we are aware, this is the first reported case of adult septic arthritis caused by K.
Nearly 4% of patients developed a serious infection; the most common were pneumonia, cellulitis, septicemia, and septic arthritis.