A Case of Septic Arthritis of the Wrist due to Finegoldia magna.

August 10, 2017 at 3:41 pm

Case Rep Infect Dis. 2014;2014:793053.

Arsene C1, Saste A2, Somiah M1, Mestrovich J1, Berger G1.

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1 Department of Medicine, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State School of Medicine, 4th Floor, 6071 West Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48235, USA.

2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Detroit Receiving Hospital/Detroit Medical Center, 4201 Street Antoine, Suite 3R, Detroit, MI 48201, USA.

Abstract

Finegoldia magna (F. magna) has been described as one of the most frequent pathogens in the etiology of postoperative and prosthetic implant associated septic arthritis.

In this report, we document our first experience with septic arthritis of the wrist caused by F. magna occurring in a joint with primary disease from prior trauma

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, FIEBRE en el POSTOPERATORIO, Health Care-Associated Infections, Infecciones nosocomiales, Infecciones osteo-articulares-musculares, Infecciones relacionadas a prótesis, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Resistencia bacteriana, Sepsis, Update.

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