Candidal arthritis in revision knee arthroplasty successfully treated with sequential parenteral-oral fluconazole and amphotericin B-loaded cement spacer

Meng Huang Wu, Kuo Yao Hsu

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Abstract

We present a case of a patient with preoperative cutaneous candidiasis, who developed candidal infection during stage revision knee arthroplasty. The patient received intravenous fluconazole for 6 weeks and resection arthroplasty with an amphotericin B-loaded cement spacer and continuous oral fluconazole therapy for 9 weeks. Revision surgery was successful.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-276
Number of pages4
JournalKnee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Fluconazole
Amphotericin B
Arthritis
Cutaneous Candidiasis
Reoperation
Arthroplasty
Infection
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Amphotericin B
  • Candida albicans
  • Fluconazole
  • Fungal prosthetic infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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