TITLE

Brucella melitensis infection in total knee arthroplasty: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Erdogan, Haluk; Cakmak, Gokhan; Erdogan, Askin; Arslan, Hande
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jul2010, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p908
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a case of a 63-year-old female patient who underwent a total knee arthroplasty in which the knee later became infected with Brucella melitensis. Diagnosis was made by positive culture of a sinus tract discharge. Radiological views of the knee did not show signs of implant loosening. The patient was successfully treated with rifampicin and doxycycline without surgery.
ACCESSION #
51517239

 

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