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Sternoclavicular septic arthritis: A series of 5 cases and review of the literature.
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PMID:  24838197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infectious arthritis is a medical emergency whose prognosis, in terms of general morbidity and the final functionality of the joint, depends on rapid diagnosis and treatment. The sternoclavicular joint is an area of low prevalence of this type of arthritis, although its frequency is often concentrated in immunosuppressed patients, users of parenteral drugs or after traumatic events. We present a series of 5 microbiologically documented cases of sternoclavicular septic arthritis, 3 of which occurred in immunocompetent patients, and a short review of this pathology.
Authors:
Carlos Guillén Astete; Yolanda Aranda García; Cristina de la Casa Resino; María Carpena Zafrilla; Adela Braña Cardeñosa; Fernando Roldan Moll; César Carballo; Antonio Zea Mendoza
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reumatologia clinica     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1885-1398     ISO Abbreviation:  Reumatol Clin     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-5-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101293923     Medline TA:  Reumatol Clin     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier España, S.L. All rights reserved.
Vernacular Title:
Artritis infecciosa esternoclavicular: serie de 5 casos y revisión de la literatura.
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