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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Septic sacroiliitis: an uncommon septic arthritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2009; 27: 1004-8.
Synovial culture-negative septic arthritis is a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge given that in these cases morbidity and mortality can increase.
It's where patients fall in the range of positivity that matters when it comes to differentiating Lyme from septic arthritis, Dr.
Septic arthritis can cause a joint to degenerate, so it is important to diagnose the condition as early as possible.
Septic arthritis, although rare (1:50,000), is a known complication of intra-articular injections, but we did not encounter this complication in any of our cases.
Septic arthritis of the hip joint was suspected, and he was started empirically on intravenous vancomycin and ceftriaxone 2 g daily.
Isolated case reports have also detailed the occurrence of brachial plexus injury seen with septic arthritis or osteomyelitis where the nerve roots are directly involved in the infection.
Diagnosis of acute haematogenous osteomyelitis and septic arthritis: 20 years experience at the University Children's Hospital Basel.
Dawid Surmik, of the University of Silesia in Poland, said: "This is the oldest recognition of septic arthritis so far."
It is likely that the MSSA left knee septic arthritis she was treated from six months ago was due to septic embolization or hematologous spread from unrecognized subacute aortic valve endocarditis, which also caused the aortic valve noncoronary cusp perforation.
The author notes that until now circa 15 cases of septic arthritis (GCS) have been documented, but none have been related to bursitis [24].
Septic arthritis of the temporomandibular joint (SATMJ) is known to result in significant morbidity if diagnosis is delayed.