Deep sepsis from mycobacterium tuberculosis after total hip replacement - Case report

N. Baldini, A. Toni, T. Greggi, A. Giunti

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Abstract

One case of deep sepsis from Mycobacterium tuberculosis occurring two years after total hip replacement is reported. The patient had no history of previous tuberculous infection nor showed any sign of systemic disease at the time of surgery. The clinical and pathogenic implications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-188
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery
Volume107
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1988

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  • Surgery

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