Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Salmonella typhi

S. Chiu, C. S. Chiu, T. Y. Lin, C. C. Luo, T. H. Jaing

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-90
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Tropical Paediatrics
Volume21
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Salmonella typhi
Infectious Arthritis
Ceftriaxone
Typhoid Fever
Hip
Drainage
Joints
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Chiu, S., Chiu, C. S., Lin, T. Y., Luo, C. C., & Jaing, T. H. (2001). Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Salmonella typhi. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics, 21(1), 88-90.

Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Salmonella typhi. / Chiu, S.; Chiu, C. S.; Lin, T. Y.; Luo, C. C.; Jaing, T. H.

In: Annals of Tropical Paediatrics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2001, p. 88-90.

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Chiu, S, Chiu, CS, Lin, TY, Luo, CC & Jaing, TH 2001, 'Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Salmonella typhi', Annals of Tropical Paediatrics, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 88-90.
Chiu, S. ; Chiu, C. S. ; Lin, T. Y. ; Luo, C. C. ; Jaing, T. H. / Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Salmonella typhi. In: Annals of Tropical Paediatrics. 2001 ; Vol. 21, No. 1. pp. 88-90.
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