Hemophilic arthropathy complicated by polyarticular septic arthritis

J. C. Goldsmith, P. 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)121-123
Number of pages3
JournalActa Haematologica
Volume71
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hematology

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