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Treatment of Septic Joint Based on Location

     - open joint injuries
     - septic knee 
     - septic hip: 
              - pediatric septic hip 
              - adult hip:
              - references:
                      - Sepsis of the hip in paraplegic patients.
                      - Hematogenous septic arthritis of the adult hip. 
                      - Ruptured aneurysm of the common iliac artery as a cause of unilateral hip pain
    - SI Joint:
              - references:
                    - Pyogenic arthritis of the sacro-iliac joint. Long-term follow-up.
                    - Disorders of the sacro-iliac joint in children.
                    - Pyogenic sacroiliitis in children.
                    - Aspiration of infected sarco-iliac joints.
                    - Pyogenic sacroiliac joint infection.
                    - Pyogenic arthritis of the sacroiliac joint in pediatric patients.
                    - The Early Diagnosis of Sacroiliac Joint Infections in Children. 
                    - Septic Sacroiliitis in Children.

    - septic shoulder:
              - in the study by Bos CFA, et al (1999), 8 children (10 shoulders) were followed after shoulder sepsis;
                    - shoulders were treated with IV Atb, aspiration, and in two cases by arthrotomy;
                    - at follow up, 5 out of 10 shoulders had a full range of motion;
                    - one patient had shortening of 10 cm;
                    - functional loss was minimal in this series of patients;
              - references:
                    - Percutaneous catheter drainage of septic shoulder joint.
                    - Pyogenic arthritis of the shoulder in adults.
                    - Septic arthritis of the shoulder in adults.
                    - Late sequelae of neonatal septic arthritis of the shoulder.  
                    - Septic arthritis of the shoulder in children in Malawi. A randomised, prospective study of aspiration versus arthrotomy and washout. 
                    - Septic arthritis of the glenohumeral joint. A report of 11 cases and review of the literature.
    - septic wrist:
              - references:
                    - Septic arthritis of the wrist
    - septic SC joint:
              - Sternoclavicular joint infection in hemodialysis patients.  
              - Sternoclavicular osteomyelitis and pyoarthrosis as a complication of subclavian vein catheterization: Orthopedics 1984;7:1017-1021.
    - ankle joint:
              - Septic arthritis of the ankle joint
              - Hematogenous septic ankle arthritis.
              - Septic arthritis of the right ankle caused by Staphylococcus aureus infection in a rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with etanercept
              - Fusion of the septic ankle: experience with 15 cases using hybrid external fixation



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, January 11, 2013 1:14 pm