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Melioidosis--an unusual cause of septic arthritis.
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PMID:  18506568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Melioidosis is an infection caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is an important human pathogen in the tropical area. The clinical manifestations are protean with multisystem involvement. Septic arthritis and prostatic abscess are rare but well-recognized forms of the disease. Herein we report a case of melioidosis presenting with a rare combination of septic arthritis, prostatic abscess, and septicemia.
Joe Thomas; Nambiar Veettil Jayachandran; Pradeep Kumar Shenoy Chandrasekhara; V Lakshmi; Gumdal Narsimulu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rheumatology     Volume:  27 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1434-9949     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-10     Completed Date:  2009-03-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211469     Medline TA:  Clin Rheumatol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S59-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Rheumatology, Nizam's Institute of Medical sciences, Panjagutta, Hyderabad, 500 082 Andhra Pradesh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Arthritis, Infectious / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Knee* / surgery
Melioidosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Middle Aged
Sepsis / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Treatment Outcome

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