MA Cook, DA Bloomfield. Group C streptococcal arthritis. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1993;93(4):508. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19188.8.131.528.
Download citation file:
Septic arthritis is a common disorder that is rarely caused by group C streptococci. This infectious process usually occurs in patients with a preexisting rheumatologic condition. Treatment consists of intravenous antibiotics, joint aspiration, and physical therapy. Prolonged recovery and septic complications are expected. This report describes a case typical of group C streptococcal arthritis.
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only
View Article Abstract & Purchase Options