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Polyarticular pneumococcal pyarthrosis in a young haemophiliac.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3107327     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of pneumococcal pyarthrosis involving multiple joints in a moderate haemophiliac is reported. To our knowledge this is the second report of this rare complication in the English literature. Infection should be considered in an acutely inflamed joint in a haemophiliac with hyperpyrexia and unresponsive to replacement therapy. A review of the literature and our observation in this case highlight some criteria that could be used to diagnose this rare but debilitating complication early.
Authors:
E C Mba; O S Njoku
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta haematologica     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0001-5792     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Haematol.     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-22     Completed Date:  1987-06-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0141053     Medline TA:  Acta Haematol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthritis, Infectious / complications*,  diagnosis
Child
Hemophilia A / complications*
Humans
Joints / pathology
Male
Pneumococcal Infections / complications*,  diagnosis

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