Septic arthritis caused by treatment resistant Pseudomonas cepacia

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Abstract

A case of septic arthritis of the knee caused by Pseudomonas cepacia following an intra-articular corticosteroid injection in a patient with a history of osteoarthritis is presented. This is the second report of this agent causing infection in a diarthrodial joint, which proved difficult to eradicate despite in vitro antibiotic sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-259
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Volume49
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1990

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Burkholderia cepacia
Intra-Articular Injections
Infectious Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Knee
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Joints
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection
Therapeutics
In Vitro Techniques

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  • Immunology
  • Rheumatology

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Septic arthritis caused by treatment resistant Pseudomonas cepacia. / Matteson, Eric Lawrence; McCune, W. J.

In: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Vol. 49, No. 4, 1990, p. 258-259.

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