A Case of Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder Due to Yersinia enterocolitica with Review of the Literature.

May 7, 2017 at 2:53 pm

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 2;1(2):ofu054

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Chan J1, Gandhi RT1.

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1 Infectious Diseases Division , Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston, MA.

Abstract

Yersinia enterocolitica infection rarely can cause extra-intestinal infections. We present a case of septic arthritis of the shoulder due to this organism in an elderly man with liver and cardiac disease. We review previously published cases of Y. enterocolitica septic arthritis, and discuss risk factors and management.

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Epidemiología, F.O.D, Infecciones en seniles, Infecciones osteo-articulares-musculares, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, REVIEWS, Sepsis, Update.

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