We describe septic arthritis of the hip in a child with typhoid fever. The aetiological diagnosis was confirmed by a positive Widal test as well as by isolation of Salmonella typhi from joint aspirate. Treatment with ceftriaxone along with surgical drainage was successful.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of Tropical Paediatrics|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health