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How do you diagnose septic arthristis?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Culture

The fluid from the infected hip joint has to be cultured.
This can be done by aspiration under ultrasound or x-ray imaging. Sometimes open surgery is necessary to make the diagnosis.

In brief: Culture

The fluid from the infected hip joint has to be cultured.
This can be done by aspiration under ultrasound or x-ray imaging. Sometimes open surgery is necessary to make the diagnosis.
Dr. John Goldman
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