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Melioidotic septic arthritis: report of two cases


Kamal, Muhammmad and Abdul Rhani, Shaharuddin and Masri, Siti Norbaya (2011) Melioidotic septic arthritis: report of two cases. Rawal Medical Journal, 36 (1). pp. 62-65. ISSN 0303-5212


Osteomyelitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei is an uncommon presentation of melioidosis. The clinical diagnosis of melioidosis is difficult as the signs and symptoms are non-specific and the duration of symptoms varies widely. We present two cases of melioidotic septic arthritis, one associated with tibial osteomyelitis and another involving the femur.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Pakistan Medical Association Rawalpindi Islamabad Branch
Keywords: Melioidosis; Bukholderia pseudomallei; Septic arthritis; Granulomatous osteomyelitis
Depositing User: Nur Farahin Ramli
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2013 01:56
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2017 09:14
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/24667
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