A 36-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: septic knee joint?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee Infection: Anacute form of arthritis characterized by bacterial inflammation of a joint caused by the spread of bacteria through the bloodstream from an infection elsewhere in the body or by contamination of a joint during trauma or surgery. The joint is stiff, painful, tender, warm, and swollen.
Answered on May 17, 2013
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