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Listeria monocytogenes septic arthritis in a patient treated with mycophenolate mofetil for polyarteritis nodosa: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23218550     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Listeriosis can be a cause of arthritis. Here, we present a case of Listeria monocytogenes septic arthritis of the right hip in a 66-year-old male treated with mycophenolate mofetil for polyarteritis nodosa. So far, septic arthritis due to this microorganism has not been reported in patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil. We review the literature of L. monocytogenes septic arthritis and discuss the role of mycophenolate mofetil treatment in precipitating listeriosis.
Authors:
Jose L Del Pozo; Rocío García de la Garza; Pablo Díaz de Rada; Enrique Ornilla; Jose R Yuste
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-3511     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610933     Medline TA:  Int J Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Affiliation:
Infectious Diseases Division, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; Department of Clinical Microbiology, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. Electronic address: jdelpozo@unav.es.
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