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Sporotrichosis of the knee. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3960777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Articular infections due to the fungus Sporothrix schenkii are rare. Only 46 cases of Sporotrichosis arthritis have been well-documented in the English literature to date. The presentation may be limited to a monoarticular synovitis, hence the diagnosis may be confused with other more common causes resulting in costly delays in proper treatment. Reported is a case of Sporotrichosis of the knee misdiagnosed multiple times over a three-year period yet illustrating important clinical features that could lead to earlier diagnosis and management.
G N Yacobucci; M D Santilli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopedics     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0147-7447     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthopedics     Publication Date:  1986 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-16     Completed Date:  1986-05-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806107     Medline TA:  Orthopedics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Infectious* / pathology,  radiography
Knee Joint* / pathology,  radiography
Sporotrichosis* / pathology,  radiography

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