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Yersinia enterocolitica tenosynovitis. The first case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2254906     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of tenosynovitis of tibialis posterior due to Yersinia enterocolitica occurring after injury by a plant thorn in a 55-year-old man. The illness was chronic with 2 recurrences in spite of antibiotic treatment. Full recovery was obtained only after surgical intervention. Our patient's chronic course was fostered by the persistence of thorn fragments in the infected area and the exceptionally pathogenic character of the isolated colony of Yersinia.
S Perrot; J Lescure; D Leviet; H H Mollaret; M F Kahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-24     Completed Date:  1991-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1419-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Rheumatology, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Doxycycline / therapeutic use
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Pefloxacin / therapeutic use
Tenosynovitis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Yersinia Infections*
Yersinia enterocolitica
Reg. No./Substance:
564-25-0/Doxycycline; 70458-92-3/Pefloxacin

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