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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-57

Salmonella Typhimurium causing chronic osteomyelitis with septic arthritis

Department of Microbiology, Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala, India

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Anitha Madhavan
Department of Microbiology, Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1282.158812

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Although acute gastroenteritis is the most common manifestation of Salmonella infections, the illness can present with focal lesions in almost any organs with or without septicaemia. We describe here a case of chronic osteomyelitis right trochanter with septic arthritis hip caused by Salmonella typhimurium which was treated with surgical debridement and Ciprofloxacin.

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