Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Rodríguez-Montserrat D, Calle-García JA, Dellonder-Frigolé J, Isernia V, Molinos-Abdós S, Hernández-Hermoso JA, Martínez-Pastor JC
Septic arthritis of the knee by Staphylococcus warneri
Acta Ortop Mex 2018; 32 (5)

Language: Español
References: 14
Page: 287-290
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Septic arthritis usually occurs as an acute joint process that can cause a rapid destruction of the cartilage, if the necessary therapeutic measures were not taken. Rarely, Staphylococcus warneri may be the cause of this pathology although due to its diagnostic difficulty we can make mistakes in its treatment. We present the case of a patient with septic arthritis of the knee by this germ and we intend to remark what are the diagnostic measures and recommendations to consider for this osteoarticular infection.

Key words: Septic arthritis, knee, diagnostic, infection.


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