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Non-gonococcal infectious arthritis: a retrospective study.
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PMID:  3819454     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a retrospective study the outcome of non-gonococcal infectious arthritis was evaluated in 76 adult patients admitted to the Leiden University Hospital between 1970 and 1984. The mortality rate was 12%, and complete recovery was achieved in only 19 of the 76 patients (25%). Each of the following had a significantly unfavourable influence on the residual joint function: duration of infection more than 14 days, female sex, presence of rheumatoid arthritis, and presence of a joint prosthesis.
K A Meijers; B A Dijkmans; J Hermans; P J van den Broek; A Cats
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of infection     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0163-4453     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Infect.     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-04-10     Completed Date:  1987-04-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908424     Medline TA:  J Infect     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Arthritis, Infectious / etiology,  microbiology*,  pathology
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / complications
Gonorrhea / complications
Joints / pathology
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Staphylococcal Infections / complications

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