Cook MA, Bloomfield DA. Group C streptococcal arthritis . J Am Osteopath Assoc 1993;93(4):508. doi: https://doi.org/10.7556/jaoa.1918.104.22.1688.
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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.
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