Hemophilic arthropathy complicated by polyarticular septic arthritis

J. C. Goldsmith, Peter T. Silberstein, R. E. Fromm, D. Y. Walker

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Abstract

A case of multiple pyarthroses due to Staphylococcus aureus occurring in a severe classical hemophiliac is presented. Successful management depended on drainage of the infected joints and a prolonged course of antibiotics. Several criteria are suggested for recognition of hemophiliacs who might benefit from joint aspiration as a diagnostic tool for the presence of septic arthritis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-123
Number of pages3
JournalActa Haematologica
Volume71
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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  • Hematology

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Goldsmith, J. C., Silberstein, P. T., Fromm, R. E., & Walker, D. Y. (1984). Hemophilic arthropathy complicated by polyarticular septic arthritis. Acta Haematologica, 71(2), 121-123.